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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

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It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot.

It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot.
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It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot.

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English


Episodes

28. All’s Wellford That Ends Willy (w/ Matt Gourley)

1/23/2018
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Podcast king Matt Gourley (I Was There Too) joins Zach and Jess this week for a new musical filled with pickled eggs, libations of the cocktail sort, and crime jobs. With songs like "Tingle Jingle", "Vodka & Whiskey" and "Good Times Are Forever", you'll be tipsy from hearing all these off-the-cuff hits. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: OFFBOOK) and Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: OFFBOOK15).

Duration: 01:14:29


27. Make Space For Family (w/ Tawny Newsome)

1/16/2018
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The incredible Tawny Newsome joins Jess and Zach this week for a new musical that is legitimately out of this world. With songs like "It's Gossip In Space", "That Is Dragon Ball Z", and "You're Not A Robot", you'll be moonwalking and singing along to more Pokemon facts than you ever dreamed you would. This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: OFFBOOK), Leesa (www.leesa.com/OFFBOOK), Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/OFFBOOK), and Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code:...

Duration: 01:08:27


26. X-Moms: Days of Mother’s Moms (w/ Zeke Nicholson)

1/9/2018
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Zeke Nicholson (White Women) joins Zach and Jess this week for a new maternally mutant musical! With songs like "Captain James Pilot", "This Fight Is A Mother", and "What A Stink We Made", you'll be sure to gain all the powers after listening to these completely improvised tunes. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: OFFBOOK) and Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: OFFBOOK15).

Duration: 01:16:37


25. Pump the Stakes (w/ Jon Gabrus)

1/2/2018
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Jon Gabrus (Raised by TV) starts the 2018 OFF BOOK musical season off right with an insane new show filled with cops, mozzarella sticks, and even the birds & the bees. With songs like "Pump the Brakes", "Janette Woman" and "Just Say Yes", you won't need to put salt on these songs to add any flavor! This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/OFFBOOK) and Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: OFFBOOK15).

Duration: 01:06:09


24. Don’t Ghost This Date (w/ Jon Cozart)

12/26/2017
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YouTube sensation Paint aka Jon Cozart joins Zach and Jess this week for a ghostly musical with young love, breadsticks, and "Hot Toppings". With songs like "When Do You Say You're A Ghost?", "Yogurt & Breadsticks" and "Speed Dating", you'll be craving Italian food and more of these tunes!

Duration: 01:05:39


23. O Little Town Of Doggywood (w/ Paul F. Tompkins, Nicole Parker)

12/19/2017
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Off Book favorites Paul F. Tompkins (Spontaneanation) and Nicole Parker (Wicked, MadTV) are back together for a new holiday musical with a candy-canine twist in the town of Doggywood! With songs like "Puppy Christmas Train", "Throw Me A Bone", and "Best Friends Bearing Bacon", you'll be panting for more of these sweet sounding treats! This episode is brought to you by Better Help (www.betterhelp.com/OFFBOOK).

Duration: 01:18:52


22. Mother Take The Wheel (w/ Mary Elizabeth Ellis)

12/12/2017
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Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Santa Clarita Diet) speeds into the OFF BOOK studio to star in the hottest new vehicular musical. With songs like "Ride or Die", "We Are the Ghosters" and "I Like It When You Call Me Papa", you won't be dragging your feet to any of these tunes! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon, Spice Islands, Leesa, and Improv Nation by Sam Wasson.

Duration: 01:16:32


21. Murder on the Picturesque Express (w/ Scott Aukerman)

12/5/2017
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The one and only Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) joins Jess and Zach for a locomotive musical murder mystery! Featuring such gruesome, grim, grizzly and great songs like "I'm A Man Of Purpose", "One Free Club A Month", and "Did I Do It?", you'll be wanting your own pair of maracas to play along!

Duration: 01:17:16


20. When You're Here, You're a Machine (w/ Corrine Fisher, Krystyna Hutchinson)

11/28/2017
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Corrine Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson of the Guys We F***ked podcast join Zach and Jess for the ultimate sewer rat, sentient object & chain restaurant musical. With songs like "Waving In Front Of A Faucet", "Takes A Whole Room To Make A Bathroom" and "Taco Bell", you'll be craving some Cheesy Gordita Crunch wraps and breadsticks after belting along to these tunes.

Duration: 01:14:41


19. Turkey Run (w/ Colton Dunn)

11/21/2017
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Gather around the table as Colton Dunn (LAZER TEAM 2, Superstore) joins Jess and Zach for the first ever (?) Thanksgiving musical! With songs like "Take A Mallow, Make It Micro", "Green Beans", and "Chillsgiving", you'll be stuffed with so many favorite songs. Plus, stay tuned 'til the end for some tiny hot dog rhymes. ᐧ This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: OFFBOOK).

Duration: 01:09:25


18. Touched By A Gabriel (w/ Ashley Ward)

11/14/2017
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This week, Ashley Ward (Baby Wants Candy) stars in this heavenly new musical filled with old and new testament fun, (plus peach AND mango margaritas!). With songs like "A Happy Day In Heaven", "I Miss The Old God" and "Purgatory Wishes", you won't go to hell for listening to these tunes too many times! This episode is brought to you by Tripping.com (www.tripping.com/OFFBOOK) and Leesa (www.leesa.com/OFFBOOK).

Duration: 01:09:02


16. Front Page Boos (w/ Lennon Parham)

10/31/2017
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Lennon Parham (Playing House, Womp It Up!) joins Zach and Jess for this spoooooky vampire musical that's sure to rival Phantom of The Opera, Jekyll & Hyde, and all other scary stage productions! With songs like "The Best Time Is The Night Time", "17 Year Old Colonial Ghost Boy" and "Mole People Are My People", you'll definitely want to listen to these tunes with the house lights on! This episode is brought to you by Audible (www.audible.com/offbook) and Leesa (www.leesa.com/OFFBOOK).

Duration: 01:17:31


15. Arms Race (w/ Mo Collins)

10/24/2017
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Mo Collins (Mad TV, Parks & Rec) joins Jess & Zach this week in a race to musical glory! With bikes, sentient coats and limbs, Irish nuclear grenades, and more, this show has it all. "Helping Me Stand", "9 Kicks" and "You Never Really Know What You're Blowing" are just some of tour de force numbers in this incredible production. This episode is brought to you by Spice Islands (www.spiceislands.com/offbook).

Duration: 01:02:08


14. Straight to Bradway (w/ Rory O'Malley)

10/17/2017
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Tony Award nominee for Book of Mormon and current King George III in Hamilton, Rory O'Malley, takes the stage this week in the new hit musical, STRAIGHT TO BRADWAY. This truly is a theatrical production about a theatrical production! With songs like "3 True Facts About Sally Struthers", "Underpass Lovers" and "10,000 Hours (With You)", you will be very (Malcolm) Glad(well) you tuned in...

Duration: 01:08:41


13. Attorney At Love (w/ Nicole Parker)

10/10/2017
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The incredible Nicole Parker (Wicked, MAD TV) joins Jess and Zach to star this legally-amazing new musical with attorneys, astrological signs, trains and much more. You won't "object!" to "Nobody Says No To Michael Buble", "Train Game", "Are You Ready To Tell The Truth" or any of the show stoppers in this awesome episode. This episode is brought to you by Spice Islands (www.spiceislands.com/OFFBOOK).

Duration: 01:02:22


12. Electric Daisy Jamboree: The Musical (w/ Matt Besser)

10/3/2017
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Matt Besser, host of Earwolf's improv4humans / creator of the new punk-rock musical Stolen Idea, stars in the new (and first?) EDM-musical "Electric Daisy Jamboree". In a festival full of robot DJs, drugs, buckets, a "Pine Tree Experience", and more, will a father and daughter grow closer as a family? With songs like "Nerd Rage", "Duke of the Porta-Potties" and "My Daughter is Me" you will be sure to feel the bass drop in your heart. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon...

Duration: 01:05:31


11. Shift Your North The Musical: LIVE! (w/ Griffin Newman, Michael Cruz Kayne)

9/26/2017
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Literal babbling brooks, navigational-related drama, too many siblings, talking woodland creatures and SO much more are all in this very special live edition of OFF BOOK from the Now Hear This: Podcast Festival. Starring Griffin Newman (The Tick, Blank Check Podcast) and Michael Cruz Kayne (ASSSSCAT, Baby Wants Candy) with Dan Reitz on piano!This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: OFFBOOK), Spice Islands (www.spiceislands.com/offbook), Audible...

Duration: 01:16:36


10. Always Sad, Always Happy (w/ Will Hines)

9/19/2017
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Will Hines (Screw It We're Just Gonna Talk About The Beatles) joins Zach and Jess for the new musical "Always Sad, Always Happy": a tale of spies, ruptured organs, bread, and of course... love. "We Really Hit The Mark in Denmark", "Sneaky Smiley Spy" and "Starcrossed Lovers" are just some of the stand out numbers in this show of Shakespearean-proportions. This episode is brought to you by Spice Islands (www.spiceislands.com/OFFBOOK).

Duration: 01:02:27


9. All Of Our Business (w/ Erin Whitehead)

9/12/2017
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Erin Whitehead (Wild Horses) joins the cast of the feline-robot-dessert-office supply romantic musical, ALL OF OUR BUSINESS. "CFO Is You", "Some Loves" and "That's What The Cats Are Doing" are just some of the highlights of this groundbreaking new show. "You Will Never Be The Same" after listening to this one! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: OFFBOOK) and Leesa (www.leesa.com/offbook).

Duration: 01:09:00

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