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!).
The Pawn Three Dimensional Gambit with Ashely Ward
Welcome, welcome! This week Zach and Jess, along with Scott and Brett, welcome Ashley Ward back to the show! Together, they present the groundbreaking musical The Pawn Three Dimensional Gambit with unforgettable numbers like “I Microwaved Tuna,” “Chomp, Chomp Chomp at the Chompathon,” and “Yes, I Am Guilty of Dunking on You.”
Romance With A Twist!
Zach and Jess kick-off this week's ep by serenading Brett and Scott with You Say, discussing their progress NOT telling their spouses about improv scenes, and reporting the bodily effects of waiting for election results. THEN, they present the smash hit improvised musical: Romance With A Twist! With show-stopping numbers like “My Mom My Mom My Mom Works At A Bar,” “Swirly Swirly Swirly In The Sky,” and “I Knew Your Name Before Today But I Asked You Anyway.”
Juice or Lies with Chris Grace
Excuse me alright, this week Zach and Jess (and Scott and Brett!) welcome their super guest from Superstore, Chris Grace! Enjoy their smash hit improvised musical, Juice or Lies with toe-tappin' ditties like "When Will They Realize the Real Lies?" "I Already Knew This One" "Toyotathon and Reubens Made of Challah" "Let's Go Dance Remix" and everyone's favorite showstopper "Number Three is Iceberg Lettuce."
Bones, Whales, and Candy! with Mark McConville
All treat and no trick Mark McConville (Superego, Mascots) joins Jess, Zach, and the Off Book fam for a musical filled with orca whales, skeletons, candy stores, and more! With songs like “Have You Heard What They’re Doing On The Land? (Everyone Is A Skeleton),” “No Bones About It Now We’re All Hot,” and “It’s Not Cool to Be Mean, That’s Not Really Part of the Skeleton Scene,” it’s a ghoulish good time just in time for Halloween!
Home Is Where the Farmland Is with John Gemberling
Comedy treat John Gemberling joins Jess, Zach, and the Off Book fam for a musical filled with pool sharks, a family of farmers, wormholes, and more! Join their journey from farmland to little town with songs like “Sharks In the Pool Hall,” “You’ll Never Know What You Miss Until It’s Gone,” and “My Date with David (He Slept In a Coffin).”
A Bug's Wife..Will Eat His Head with Zach and Jess!
This week on OFF BOOK, the Off Book fam bring you a spoopy DIY inspired musical filled with spider realtors, chirp chirping, and cool teens! With songs like “How Dare You Come Into My House,” “I Got Hangxiety (A Hangover + Anxiety),” and “I Can’t Wait For My Wife To Eat Me,” this episode will cure your hangxiety!