Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Earwolf and Jessica McKenna, 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. Look...Show More
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1:11:57 | Mar 27th, 2018

Beth Appel joins Zach and Jess this week in the most ambitious island-related crossover event in history. With songs like "Please Tell Us Why We Are LOST", "An Alliance of Karens" and "Viewing Party", you won't feel deserted listening to these tunes....Show More
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49:55 | Sep 5th, 2017

Mike Still (Hard Nation) leads the cast of the new flora and fauna-filled musical, "Everything Is Nature". Raccoons, crabs, and park rangers join together for songs like "Kill A Bunch of Humans", "Dry & Wet" and more. Plus, stay til the end for a spe...Show More
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50:26 | Jul 25th, 2017

In the new mall-centric musical, "SHAM WOWOWOW", Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino are joined by Mary Holland in a story of competition, As-Seen-On-TV products, pretzels and more. Hear such showstopping hits like "Let Me Tell You (Sham Wow)", "I Like To...Show More

51:10 | Jul 25th, 2017

In the premiere episode of OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino welcome guest Paul F. Tompkins to the stage in the brand new musical "SHRUGGING DESTINY". With the sure-to-be classic songs "Put Yourself First", "No One Want...Show More

1:05:01 | Dec 10th

Robin Lord Taylor (Gotham, You) joins Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with druids, a normal Spaghetti Chili restaurant, and more. With songs like “Build Cincinnati”, “Commute Through the Mist”, and “Brave Brave Explorers (In the Greater O...Show More
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1:00:01 | Dec 3rd

Recorded live from Outside Lands in San Francisco, Paul F. Tompkins (Threedom, The Neighborhood Listen) join Zach and Jess once again for an all new musical packed with scientists, business people at Johnson & Johnson (A Family Company), adult band-a...Show More

1:05:32 | Nov 26th

Jimmy Pardo and Eliot Hochberg (Never Not Funny) join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with a cul-de-sac of loners for Thanksgiving, talking pies, and more! With songs like “Dinner For Just Me”, “I Think It’s Called A Thanks Pal”, and “The...Show More

1:08:53 | Nov 19th

Zeke Nicholson (White Women, A.P. Bio, Miracle Workers) joins Zach and Jess once again for an all new musical packed with a society where your name dictates what you do, swamps, the Council of Elders, and more! With songs like “What’s In A Name? (You...Show More

55:13 | Nov 12th

Candace Quarrels and Brittany Campbell of the band Mermaid join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with Groupon employees, Chicago’s famous architectural boat tour, and more! With songs like “Chicago Can Be Nice”, “Experiences at Bold Prices...Show More

1:09:05 | Nov 5th

Matt Jones (El Camino, Breaking Bad, Bob Hearts Abishola) joins Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with a neighborhood full of houses touched by makeover shows, HGTV producers, and more! With songs like “Good Morning Makeover Street”, “Never...Show More

1:08:55 | Oct 29th

Drew Tarver, Jon Mackey, and Dan Lippert of Big Grande join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with a hospital full of creeps, little larceny girls, birds, and more! With songs like “One, Two, Three, You’ll Fall Asleep”, “Satan Doesn’t Have ...Show More

1:07:53 | Oct 22nd

Oscar Montoya (Spanish Aqui Presents) joins Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with the Stop Family, a mirror world, and more! With songs like “We Had To Stop Stop Stop (For A Roll Call of the Family Stop)”, “In the Mirror World”, and “One S...Show More

1:06:44 | Oct 15th

Paul Sabourin (Paul and Storm) joins Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with family secrets, corn mazes, vampires, and more! With songs like “Can’t Get Enough of Screaming at the Scary Stuff”, “Keep That Secret Close To Your Heart”, “How Man...Show More

1:04:35 | Oct 8th

Erin Whitehead (Wild Horses) returns to join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with an adult party at a roller-skating rink, Red Robin corporate, and more. With songs like “Can Other Things Be Unlimited”, “No Accounting For How You Lift Me ...Show More

1:04:21 | Oct 1st

Paul F. Tompkins and Nicole Parker (The Neighborhood Listen) join Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with comedian babies, jealous fathers, and more! With songs like “Your Baby Might Not Be Cute”, “I am Your Baby Look Who’s Talking To You”, ...Show More

1:17:17 | Sep 24th

Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas) joins Zach and Jess live from the Bell House in Brooklyn for an all new musical packed with space travel, gay rocks, and more! With songs like “The First Gay Rock (That We Know Of)”, “A Physical Description”, and “Stewin...Show More

58:25 | Sep 17th

Carl Tart (The Flagrant Ones, Comedy Bang! Bang!) joins Zach and Jess live from the 21st Del Close Marathon in Los Angeles for an all new musical packed with billionaires, future children, and more! With songs like “That’s Our Time”, “Pick Yourself U...Show More

1:33:14 | Sep 10th

On this very special episode of OFF BOOK, we join forces with Nate and Charlie of SWITCHED ON POP for the ultimate podcast crossover! While Jess, Zach, Scott, Dana and Brett do their improvised musical thing, the guys break down the sound and structu...Show More

57:29 | Sep 3rd

Creators of the award-winning critically acclaimed musical The Green Room (Stephen Foster, Rod Damer, and Chuck Pelletier) join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with a hot dog feast, a Royal Court, jesters, and more! With songs like “The K...Show More

1:07:33 | Aug 27th

Ben Siemon (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Ducktales) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with superhero cars, a sewer community, the Infinity Company, and more! With songs like “Avengers Assemble (For Something That Resembles A Monopoly)”, “Norm...Show More

1:11:05 | Aug 20th

The Cooties (Ethan Edenburg, Eric Jackowitz, Jacob Jeffries) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with musical campers, the legacy dance, and more! With songs like “I Can’t Wait To See What Bunk I’m Gonna Be”, “That’s Your Legacy”, and “...Show More

1:02:56 | Aug 13th

Jess and Zach are locked out of the studio again while Every Place I Cry, the emo band with 4 lead singers including Neal Nocturne (Ross Bryant) and Moshe Black (Nick Mandernach), plus Aloysius Moody (Scott Passarella), And You Will Know Me By My Tra...Show More

1:04:18 | Aug 6th

Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with a beautiful ski resort, professional sledders, skiers, and snowboarders, and more! With songs like “Good Morning Mountain”, “Lanessa, Lanessa, Lanessa”, and “You Are Beca...Show More

57:29 | Jul 30th

Chris Redd (Saturday Night Live, Popstar) joins Zach and Jess live from the Moontower Comedy Festival for an all new musical packed with all things 7-Eleven! With songs like “Eleven 7-Elevens”, “Why Is It All Difficult?”, and “Roller Roller Roller, W...Show More

1:12:47 | Jul 23rd

Colleen Ballinger (Miranda Sings) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with performing arts high school students, tap dancing, a Game of Thrones/Les Miserables/Nudist Colony musical, and more! With songs like “Full of Hot Air”, “Every Br...Show More

1:05:20 | Jul 16th

Mary Hollis Inboden (American Princess, The Righteous Gemstones) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with a capybara, hover boards, a river man, and more! With songs like “Manners Matter Yes”, “Teachable Moment”, and “What Is With the H...Show More

1:09:51 | Jul 9th

Heather Anne Campbell and Nick Wiger (How Did This Get Played?) join Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed crazy cat ladies, the drug from Limitless, boat dogs, and more! With songs like “Drink 5 Slurpees, You Can Be a Cop From Outer Space”, “T...Show More

56:01 | Jul 2nd

Arnie Niekamp, Adal Rifai, and Matt Young (Hello From the Magic Tavern) join Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with hammerhead sharks, sky-writing jets, coast guard officers, and more! With songs like "Who's Ready for a Shark Attack?," "Ame...Show More

1:22:00 | Jun 25th

Eliot Glazer (Broad City, Teachers) joins Jess and Zach for an all new musical packed with British young singles, reality show drama, federal agents, and more! With songs like “Are We Gonna Get Mental Tonight Bruv?”, “What We Need Is Love”, and “Two ...Show More

1:06:11 | Jun 18th

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 Wi...Show More