FAQs for The Problem With Being It


This compact musical uses an ensemble cast, with leads also making up the chorus.

x5 female leads (aged 18-40)
x5 male leads (aged 25-60)

Additional voiceover needed for the reality show Announcer. This role can be male or female, and could be doubled from within the cast above, but this may require recorded entries. The role is best served by a dedicated cast member.


Orchestrated for keyboard, percussion, clarinet/saxaphone, flute/piccolo and bass guitar.


The musical is designed for an abstract set, preferably on at least two levels, with stairs. Projection also required for video extracts of the reality show, TV news shots and other clips.


Modern dress, as relevant to each character. Various changes.