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Take a classic musical. Sprinkle with fresh cast of actors. Turn up the heat and cook for 48 hours!

Showtime Challenge brings together a cast of 100(ish) professional actors and talented amateurs, an orchestra of 30, and a motivated and passionate production team – all working as volunteers – to pull together and produce a West End-standard all-singing, all-dancing musical in just 48 hours. Rehearsals start on Friday night at 7:30pm. This is the first time the cast meets, none of them will have worked together on the show before this time. 48 amazing, exciting, exhausting hours later, it’s showtime!

See our PAST PRODUCTIONS page for full details, with photos, of our previous show!

Showtime Challenge is a not-for-profit organization. All proceeds are either reinvested in operational costs of future productions or donated to charity.



March 21st 2016

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! THANKS A MILLIE-ON to the cast, orchestra, host, crew, production team, theatre staff, audience, and EVERYONE who helped make last night …

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Rehearsals are underway!

March 19th 2016

Yes, the 48-hour countdown has begun. The cast are busily rehearsing in preparation for the big night at the Adelphi Theatre. At the time …

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Thanks to all our Indiegogo supporters!

March 8th 2016

Thanks to the following people who generously backed our crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
You really helped us get this show on the road!
Peter Bramah; Andy & …

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