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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. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).

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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. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).

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1896 Ratings
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7

This show is THAT good.

By Jordanian Rex - Feb 08 2019
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“Shrugging Destiny” just made me snort on the treadmill. In front of EVERYBODY.

Such a funny show

By Radfunnystuff - Feb 05 2019
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Just makes me crack up all day

iTunes Ratings

1896 Ratings
Average Ratings
1834
35
16
4
7

This show is THAT good.

By Jordanian Rex - Feb 08 2019
Read more
“Shrugging Destiny” just made me snort on the treadmill. In front of EVERYBODY.

Such a funny show

By Radfunnystuff - Feb 05 2019
Read more
Just makes me crack up all day
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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Latest release on Aug 04, 2020

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Couples at Their Core with Zach and Jess

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It's the full family band this week doing a brand new musical packed couple's therapy, plasma and Garfield meets Watchmen energy! With songs like "Please Don't Ask Me To Explain", "It's Just Us", and "Who Watches the Garfield?", this episode will really cut to the core. 

Aug 04 2020

1hr 3mins

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LIVE from Chicago PodFest Part 1

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Jess and Zach are live with the first of two shows from Chicago PodFest with “Education Reform: The Musical”!

Jul 28 2020

1hr 1min

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Arcade Fire the Musical! with Zeke Nicholson

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This week on OFF BOOK, friend of the show, Zeke Nicholson joins Jess and Zach and the full family band for a brand new international arcade combat musical! With songs like "Tetris Is All Around Us", "Will I Stack Up?" and "A Sad Book", this is definitely the gaming musical of your dreams!

Jul 21 2020

1hr 10mins

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Mug Half Empty with John Hartman

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This week on OFF BOOK version 3.75, we got a guest! John Hartman joins Zach, Jess, Scott, Brett and Dana (on one song!) for MUG HALF EMPTY, the musical! With songs like "Fashion Mugs", "Screw Your Aunt" and "Can't Spell Mug Without U", this episode will be your new hot accessory for the season. 

Jul 14 2020

1hr 7mins

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Not Trivial Pursuits with Jess and Zach

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This week on OFF BOOK, we got a brand new trivia musical that will make you feel like a winner! With songs like "Pac Picante", "What? What? Has A Butt" and "Victory Is Up For Grabs", you'll be feeling victorious in no time. 

Jul 07 2020

1hr 4mins

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Naturally Orchestrated with Jess and Zach

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This week on OFF BOOK, we have a Peter and the Wolf themed musical for your ears! With songs like "Hangin' Out in The Woods", "If You Got Feathers", and "You Know I Love A Shiny Boy", you'll be following that diddle diddle doo in no time. 

Jun 30 2020

49mins

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OFF BOOK Presents: The Neighborhood Listen!

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On the very first episode of The Neighborhood Listen, local CVS pharmacist / host Burnt Millipede (Paul F. Tompkins) and local realtor / host Joan Pedestrian (Nicole Parker) discuss a lost green parrot, a mystery whistler, and all things Doug (Brett Morris). Plus, we meet Vanity (Maria Blasucci), a suspicious "carrot red-haired" woman who was caught snooping on potted plants. Make sure to listen and subscribe to THE NEIGHBORHOOD LISTEN, Tuesdays on Earwolf! 

Jun 26 2020

54mins

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The Best Guy for the Best Buy with Zach and Jess

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This week on OFF BOOK 3.5, Zach and Jess do a Best Buy meets Willy Wonka musical! With songs like "So Many Treasures", "Big Mechanical Friends" and "Why Oh Why for This Best Buy", this episode will be a better treat than a chocolate river! 

Jun 23 2020

1hr 3mins

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The Gift from B4 with Zach and Jess

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It's a time traveling musical with Jess and Zach and Woodbert the Wooden Frog! With songs like "A Creek Becomes A River", "Treehouse! We Have a Treehouse!", and "2 for 1", you'll wanna hide in your treehouse and listen to this episode forever! 

Jun 16 2020

54mins

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A "Classic" Episode! with Jess McKenna + Zach Reino

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It's OFF BOOK 2.0 (3.0?) and Jess and Zach are doing a classic live OFF BOOK musical with Scott on the keys and Brett on the frets, together but apart! Will it work? You'll have to tune in to find out!

Jun 10 2020

56mins

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