The Mad Show: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Mad Show is a musical revue inspired by the satirical humor of Mad magazine. Featuring a collection of comedic sketches and songs, the show satirizes everything from politics and advertising to relationships and everyday life. The Mad Show captures the spirit of Mad magazine’s iconic wit, providing a humorous and often absurd take on the world.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

Cast Size: Flexible

Genre: Revue / Comedy

Setting: N/A

Creative Team

Music: Mary Rodgers

Lyrics/Book: Larry Siegel

Lyrics: Marshall Barer, Steven Vinaver

Book: Stan Hart

Additional Song: Stephen Sondheim

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1966)➝


1960s, ComedicRevue

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