Completely Improvised Shakespeare

Comedy • Theatre
Victoria • SA Premiere
Nominee 2019 Best Comedy Melbourne Fringe.

Soothplayers improvise a hilarious Shakespearean play from nothing but a suggested title from the audience all on the damned spot! They guarantee you will laugh or your money back. Really! Comedy? Tragedy? History? From star-crossed lovers to sword-crossed duels, Soothplayers provide everything that four centuries of theatre-goers know and love. The show is fast-paced and action-packed, promising laughs and gasps in equal measure.

"A sure bet." Herald Sun.
"Soothplayers' rowdy, hilarious plays are incredibly enjoyable and kind of astounding" The Age.
★★★★ "Soothplayers will leave you wondering why you didn't enjoy studying Shakespeare at school" Planet Arts.
★★★★½ "Genius" Theatre People.
★★★★ "Nothing short of awe-inspiring" The Music.

Presented by: Soothplayers

Soothplayers are a Melbourne-based theatre company that specialise in improvising stories. Forming in 2015 they have performed their shows Completely Improvised Shakespeare and Completely Improvised Potter to sold out audiences across Australia. In 2019 Soothplayers were nominated for Best Comedy for Melbourne Fringe for Completely Improvised Shakespeare.
They have performed nearly two hundred new Shakespearean plays in festivals, schools, even weddings!
The troupe features members from Melbourne’s premiere Improvisation Companies including, Impro Melbourne, the Improv Conspiracy, the Big Hoo-haa! and graduates of the Victorian College of the Arts, Federation University and Chicago’s iO Theatre.