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Wisdom of Wombats

Finest improv in English in Zurich

About us

Who are the Wisdom of Wombats

We are a group of international performers based in Zurich, that create, organize and perform shows using improvisational theater in all its forms. We perform mainly in English. Our goal is to push our boundaries and in the improv spirit we always try to get out of our comfort zone.

Our shows range from a classic game based comedy show (in the style of Whose Line is it Anyway), to long form (think of it as a full theater piece, but completely unscripted) and other more experimental.

"Bloody brilliant, intermittently hysterical."

Bloody brilliant, intermittently hysterical. Great Zurich people from all over the world in action, in theater, in English to boot. A real delight – get behind it.

Anthony G.


Our next shows

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Once upon a time there was a Wombat

Delicious self-made hot wine, tasty self-made cookies and stories about Santa Claus getting kidnapped by aliens, a farmer that grows emotions, a Santa Claus that wants to retire, and many more – that was our second ‘Once upon a time …’- Storytelling show, with which we raised money for the organisation Right to Play. Bogen […]

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Murder of a plumber

Halloween long over – and still soooo much fun having a walking dead around! We had our second round of “Murder at the Library” at Sphères last Friday – and hilarious fun. Amanda, a woman plumber, found dead in the library. The only clues were a teddy bear, a bunch of money that Amanda was […]

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The essence of us is you

Tonight we came to life, because you shared pieces of yourself. We gave birth to ephemeral characters, and had them sail on agitated waters. A lady that always tells the truth, a romantic naming his boat after his lovers, and a princess talking to herself in the mirror. If you had “hate” tattooed on one […]

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Thank you for a great year together!

10 shows created, produced and performed. 8 different formats. 4 artists involved. 300 people leaving after one of our evening with a smile. Thank you for contributing in making this year a very intense and rewarding one, by coming to our shows, or visiting our social medias and giving a like. We are taking a […]

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Murder at the library, our first show at Sphères

For the first time at Sphères, on the 5th of April 2019, the Wisdom of Wombats pull out “Mistery at the library”, an improvised crime story. Amazement, optimism and confidence. A dentist, a lumberjack and a taxidermist. The audience has chosen. Searching for clues, detective Jimmy tries to put together the pieces of this breathtaking […]

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