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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

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A Music podcast featuring Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino
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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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Recent Episodes

101. James Adomian in What’s The Tea? The Musical
James Adomian (The Underculture) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with mysterious tea shops, witches, a blood moon, and more! With songs like “Have a Cup of Tea and Let It Play Out”, “First Foot In The Door”, and “Can We Trick The …
100. Cats 2
For the 100th episode of Off Book, Zach and Jess proudly present CATS 2! With songs like “Tim, The Cat That Is Planning a Trip to New York”, “Ringtail LeCannes: The Cat who is Definitely not a Raccoon”, and “Bumblegrabs, The Cat Who Drives A Kite”,…
99. Lucas Hazlett in Mirage a Trois
Lucas Hazlett (American Princess) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with mirages, scary camels, a chronicler, and more! With songs like “Boy Debate”, “Friggin’ Hot In The Desert”, and “Desert Love”, this ep will make you want to go …

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RenChan reviewed this podcast on Aug 3rd, 2017
"Loved it immediately! The songs are great, the comedy keeps me laughing and the guests are fantastic. This podcast is a ton of fun!!"
yosterstrudel reviewed this podcast on Sep 15th, 2017
"With a variety of musical podcasts cropping up, Earwolf decided to get in the game with their brand of comedy thrown in for good measure. Off-Book is a delightful mix of zaniness, skill and relative celebrity. Hosts Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino invite a different comedy-related guest on for each episode, and the first part of the show consists of a brief informal interview in the style of Nerdist. After enough time elapses for source material to surface, McKenna and Reino proceed to use some tidbit of biographical information from the guest to perform an improvised musical. It's surprising how coherent each episode tends to be, with a plot that builds naturally and a resolution that doesn't seem very forced. I do enjoy the depth of a lengthy interview every now and again, but Off-Boo…"

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Podcast Details
Started
Jul 2nd, 1970
Latest Episode
May 28th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
101
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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