MUSICAL! the musical

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musicalnanakimboMUSICAL! the musical is the ultimate marriage of two wonderful art forms: the involving, emotional world of the modern Broadway musical, and the exciting, creative, and outrageous form of improv! This amazing and highly praised show has delighted both critics and audiences since 1998, when it first opened at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago, IL. Since then, MUSICAL! has played at theaters across the country, performing nearly a thousand full length musicals – all with original music, lyrics, characters, dialogue, and choreography created on the spot.

sara-jpegMUSICAL! the musical is the perfect entertainment for any and every special event. Think of it…a musical about your company, campus, or cohorts! Our cast is available for school, corporate, or private functions – and all of our shows are wonderful for groups from age 5 to 105! A variety of show formats are available – from half-hour shows of outrageous songs (similar to what you see on “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?”) to hour and a half full story Broadway musicals!

  • Corporate Events – Imagine a musical based on the life of your company. Or based on your new product, or co-workers. MUSICAL! can create a customized Broadway style musical just for you! The show provides hilarious, engaging entertainment. Perfect for holiday parties, new product launch, and yearly corporate meetings – any situation where employees can use great laughs and great entertainment.
  • Private / Special Events – Meeting Planning professionals are always looking for something new and exciting to offer their clients. Well, look no further! MUSICAL! has performed for birthdays parties, church/temple groups, shopping groups, even for the Department of Defense! Again and again, the comments come back that MUSICAL! the musical is unlike anything else out there in the entertainment world, and that it is amazing, unbelievable, hilarious, and a great time!
  • School / College Events – School groups of every kind have been thrilled by MUSICAL!. Grammar school to college, drama clubs to the full student body – all have been excited to experience the spontaneity and raw creativity of MUSICAL! the musical. Students, parents, and alumni want to see comedy – and MUSICAL! delivers! MUSICAL! the musical is great for special assemblies, parents weekends, alumni weekends, student orientations, and school fundraisers.

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“Quite remarkable…lots of fun…delightful!” 
– Chicago Tribune

“Has both the musical and comedic goods!” 
– Chicago Sun-Times

“A stunning feat…powerfully entertaining!” 
– New City

“Ingenious…mind boggling…a joy to watch!” 
– Windy City Times

“A fun evening!” 
– WGN Radio

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“These seasoned artists delighted and surprised us with every word and action. I can’t say enough about the professionalism of this group…All concerns were addressed prior to their coming so that when they arrived they were able to begin their performance without complication….For audiences of sophisticated wit and humor, this is a wonderful show that will razzle-dazzle the crowd.”

– Cathy Hall Terry, Chairman, McLean County Arts Center

“Thanks for a super performance. A very talented cast delighted our group immensely and made for a fun-filled afternoon of music and laughter. We personally have attended three entirely different performances of MUSICAL! and have been amazed each time with the unique abilities of your ensemble. Keep up the great work!” 

– Gail and Bernie Greenstein, Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim

musicalleaprightI was (at the Illinois High School Theatre Fest) with 4 combined high schools, a total of 73 students and about 10 chaperone/teachers. It was just wonderful! We found ourselves humming the tunes for days after. You are impressive!” 

– Carolyn Cadigan, Theatre Teacher, Keith Country Day School in Rockford