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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Earwolf and Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino

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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Earwolf and Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino

165
Followers
1.8K
Plays
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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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Latest Episodes

Bones, Whales, and Candy! with Mark McConville

EAll 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!

72 min14 h ago
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Bones, Whales, and Candy! with Mark McConville

Home Is Where the Farmland Is with John Gemberling

EComedy 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).”

64 min1 w ago
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Home Is Where the Farmland Is with John Gemberling

A Bug's Wife..Will Eat His Head with Zach and Jess!

EThis 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!

57 min2 w ago
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A Bug's Wife..Will Eat His Head with Zach and Jess!

Sleepy Bear Do Care with Mary Holland

EHibernating bears, ghosts, and more are on this week’s musical with Jess, Zach, and Off Book MVP Mary Holland! Join the bear shenanigans with songs like “There’s Still Snow On the Ground and I’m Awake,” “There Are Probably Ghosts In the Snow,” and “We Do It Most Because We Are Ghosts.”

68 min3 w ago
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Sleepy Bear Do Care with Mary Holland

TV: Thinking Verily with Ross Bryant

EIt's a collegiate + must-see-TV musical this week with Jess, Zach and bff of the show, Ross Bryant! With songs like "Ancient Egypt Through the Lense of COACH", "This Sounds Like the After Party" and "The Shadow Symposium", you'll want to write your term paper on this episode STAT.

74 minSEP 29
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TV: Thinking Verily with Ross Bryant

The Great Escape Room with Zach and Jess!

EThis week onOFF BOOK, we got everyone in the Zoom room talking about secret codes from coast-to-coast and leading us into anall-new escape room-y musical! With songs like "What If You Never Escape", "Ya Ya Ya" and "What If It Goes Right?" you definitely won't want to escape this ep!

66 minSEP 23
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The Great Escape Room with Zach and Jess!

The Hunt for Ted October with Zach and Jess

EThis week on OFF BOOK, Zach, Jess, and the Off Book fam sets sail in a brand new musical packed with submarines, friendship bracelets, a Hollywood Kraken and more! With songs like “In This Club Where We Appreciate Subs,” “If You’re Here, You’re On Our Pier,” and “Snacking with the Kraken” this episode is a rip-roaring sea adventure you don’t wanna miss!

66 minSEP 15
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The Hunt for Ted October with Zach and Jess

One, Two, Tree with Eliza Skinner

EJess and Zach and special guest Eliza Skinner create a new musical all over the internets about Ken Burns and trees and love! With songs like "No More Ads", "Believe What You Know About Trees" and "Who Documents the Documentarian?", this episode might make you leak out of your eyes, but in a good way!

66 minSEP 9
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One, Two, Tree with Eliza Skinner

Trickster University with Jess+ Zach

EThis week on OFF BOOK, it's the usual suspects in a brand new tricky musical packed with clowning, gaslighting and more! With songs like "Get to the Root of It", "Major in Robin Hood" and "Too Much For Us To Bear Fruits", this episode will certainly not deceiveyou.

73 minSEP 1
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Trickster University with Jess+ Zach

Documentary Wow! with Zach and Jess

EThis week on OFF BOOK, we got Jess and Zach and the good ol' fam band putting the "me" in documentary with the brand new musical Documentary Wow! With songs like "What About Me?", "She Sounds Mean (But I Know What She Means)" and "Tier 2 Friends", you won't want to change anything about this ep!

62 minAUG 25
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Documentary Wow! with Zach and Jess

Latest Episodes

Bones, Whales, and Candy! with Mark McConville

EAll 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!

72 min14 h ago
Comments
Bones, Whales, and Candy! with Mark McConville

Home Is Where the Farmland Is with John Gemberling

EComedy 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).”

64 min1 w ago
Comments
Home Is Where the Farmland Is with John Gemberling

A Bug's Wife..Will Eat His Head with Zach and Jess!

EThis 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!

57 min2 w ago
Comments
A Bug's Wife..Will Eat His Head with Zach and Jess!

Sleepy Bear Do Care with Mary Holland

EHibernating bears, ghosts, and more are on this week’s musical with Jess, Zach, and Off Book MVP Mary Holland! Join the bear shenanigans with songs like “There’s Still Snow On the Ground and I’m Awake,” “There Are Probably Ghosts In the Snow,” and “We Do It Most Because We Are Ghosts.”

68 min3 w ago
Comments
Sleepy Bear Do Care with Mary Holland

TV: Thinking Verily with Ross Bryant

EIt's a collegiate + must-see-TV musical this week with Jess, Zach and bff of the show, Ross Bryant! With songs like "Ancient Egypt Through the Lense of COACH", "This Sounds Like the After Party" and "The Shadow Symposium", you'll want to write your term paper on this episode STAT.

74 minSEP 29
Comments
TV: Thinking Verily with Ross Bryant

The Great Escape Room with Zach and Jess!

EThis week onOFF BOOK, we got everyone in the Zoom room talking about secret codes from coast-to-coast and leading us into anall-new escape room-y musical! With songs like "What If You Never Escape", "Ya Ya Ya" and "What If It Goes Right?" you definitely won't want to escape this ep!

66 minSEP 23
Comments
The Great Escape Room with Zach and Jess!

The Hunt for Ted October with Zach and Jess

EThis week on OFF BOOK, Zach, Jess, and the Off Book fam sets sail in a brand new musical packed with submarines, friendship bracelets, a Hollywood Kraken and more! With songs like “In This Club Where We Appreciate Subs,” “If You’re Here, You’re On Our Pier,” and “Snacking with the Kraken” this episode is a rip-roaring sea adventure you don’t wanna miss!

66 minSEP 15
Comments
The Hunt for Ted October with Zach and Jess

One, Two, Tree with Eliza Skinner

EJess and Zach and special guest Eliza Skinner create a new musical all over the internets about Ken Burns and trees and love! With songs like "No More Ads", "Believe What You Know About Trees" and "Who Documents the Documentarian?", this episode might make you leak out of your eyes, but in a good way!

66 minSEP 9
Comments
One, Two, Tree with Eliza Skinner

Trickster University with Jess+ Zach

EThis week on OFF BOOK, it's the usual suspects in a brand new tricky musical packed with clowning, gaslighting and more! With songs like "Get to the Root of It", "Major in Robin Hood" and "Too Much For Us To Bear Fruits", this episode will certainly not deceiveyou.

73 minSEP 1
Comments
Trickster University with Jess+ Zach

Documentary Wow! with Zach and Jess

EThis week on OFF BOOK, we got Jess and Zach and the good ol' fam band putting the "me" in documentary with the brand new musical Documentary Wow! With songs like "What About Me?", "She Sounds Mean (But I Know What She Means)" and "Tier 2 Friends", you won't want to change anything about this ep!

62 minAUG 25
Comments
Documentary Wow! with Zach and Jess
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