East Cleveland, 1976. Jay is a charismatic slacker living above Paradise, the restaurant his father left him. But Jay has a trail of debt which includes Earlene Floyd, a parking lot mogul, wants to bulldoze Paradise and put up a parking lot. Jay enlists his old school gang of misfits with plans to raise cash by hustling across America - one game of Scrabble at a time. But old factions and Earlene’s offensive to crush them threaten Paradise forever. Featuring cast from Broadway and the West End, join this six part podcast musical to find out who will have the last word!
Episode 6 - These Friends of Mine
The National Scrabble Tournament is the final showdown. Will Earlene secure Paradise, or will Jay and the gang find a way to prevail?
Episode 5 - Find My Way Home
The gang now face a huge decision two days away from losing Paradise forever.
Episode 4 - Scrabble Hustle
The gang find success and celebrate their winnings. But they may have overestimated their final hustle despite Benny’s warnings.
Episode 3 - Parking Lot Queen
Arriving in Little Rock, the gang try to convince Jay’s sister Santine to join them. Meanwhile, Earlene starts a cross country offensive to end the gang’s quest and secure Paradise.
Episode 2 - Is That A Word?
Jay enlists Neil and Benny and goes in search of old friend Carl to start their quest to save Paradise.
Episode 1 - Maybe Tomorrow But Not Today
Jay has been racking up bills all over East Cleveland and now Earlene, the local parking lot mogul, has decided to call her debt in. She has her sights set on Paradise, the Indian restaurant that Jay’s father built. She delivers Jay an ultimatum to pay up or he’ll lose the family restaurant.
Legit good time!
I cracked up while listening to this toe-tapper of a show. I enjoyed the actors performances. The Scrabble metaphors are cute. Bag of Qs, onward!