There’s a new comic-based musical in town! TheaterWorksUSA‘s Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical is scheduled to run from July 21st, 2023 through August 27th, 2023 at The Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City. Based on the bestselling and critically acclaimed Cat Kid Comic Club graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, which spins out of Pilkey’s Dog Man series, the musical adaptation is by the team behind Dog Man: The MusicalKevin Del Aguila (book and lyrics) and Brad Alexander (music), and will be directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter.

Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical

Here’s the description of Cat Kid Comic Club‘s musical adaptation, which is recommended for audiences from grades 1 through 5, from the TheaterWorksUSA website:

Cat Kid and Molly Pollywog have started an epic club to teach 21 rambunctious baby frogs how to make their own comics! Their fishy father Flippy is overjoyed that his kids will learn to unleash their creativity, but when the frogs’ constant bickering and outrageous imaginations send their comics comically off the rails, Flippy flips out! Will the club survive? Will the frogs ever get along? And will creativity finally save the day? All will be answered in this madcap musical based on Dav Pilkey’s irreverently hilarious book series.”

Arriving Summer 2023

Tickets for Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical are on sale now. Plus, keep a lookout for the fifth book in the Cat Kid Comic Club series, Cat Kid Comic Club: Influencers, scheduled for publication by Scholastic on November 28th, 2023.a

Are you planning on checking out a performance of The Musical? Have you had a chance to read any of the books in the Cat Kid Comic Club series?

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