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The inspiration for each show is a fictional town name, suggested by the audience.  Katie Hammond and Daniel Tepper populate that town one character at a time, and the show culminates in a rousing closing number (sung by all of the citizens together).

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What Town? The Musical is a fun for all ages musical comedy experience.  It has been performed for school groups as well as late night comedy seekers.  You’ll love having What Town come to your town!

What Town? The Cast

Daniel Tepper is an alumni of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, along with the Upright Citizens Brigade and the Magnet Theater Improv programs.  As an actor, Daniel has performed internationally, regionally, and in New York City. Favorite theater credits include the Atlantic Theater Company, two shows at the New York Fringe Festival Encore Series, Williamstown Theater Festival, and Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  He currently improvises every week with the long running improv group VERN at the Peoples Improv Theater, tours the country improvising musicals with the show Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, and is the co-creator and co-star of What Town? The Musical.

Katie Hammond is a Michigan native who graduated with a BA in Theatre from The College of Wooster, in Ohio.  She trained and performed at The Second City, The Playground Theatre and iO in Chicago, IL. Before moving to the Big Apple she improvised for Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, and was an ensemble member and teacher at SAK Comedy Lab. In NYC she studied and performed at The Magnet Theatre and at The People’s Improv Theatre. She is the current head of the Musical Improv program at The PIT, and can be found working with The Story Pirates, touring the country with Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, performing weekly with VERN at The Pit and with What Town? The Musical.      

What is What Town?

What Town? The History

The first performance of What Town? The Musical, was on January 15, 2015 at The People’s Improv Theatre in New York City.  Conceived by Katie Hammond and Daniel Tepper, the show is a high energy and character filled show designed to delight and engage audiences.

Past towns include: 

Friday, August 30, 2019 - Nerdville

Friday, June 28, 2019 - Puppy Palace

Friday, March 29, 2019 - Parasite Paradise

Friday, February 22, 2019 - Bacteria Boulevard

Friday, January 25, 2019 - Emoville

Friday, December 28, 2018 - Broadway City

Friday, November 30, 2018 - Pomogranate Land

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Cannon Island

Friday, June 15, 2018 - Pound Town

Friday, April 20, 2018 - New Cookiesburgh

Friday, March 16, 2018 - Sparkle Heights

Friday, February 16, 2018 - Donutsville

Friday, December 29, 2017 - Happyville

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Fort Tropics

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - Drunk Valley

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - Penguin City

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Binge City

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Disaster Valley

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - Puppetmens Wood

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Volcano Land

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - Camelton

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - Bougieton

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Boozerton

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Royalty Heights

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Plastic Town

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Weiner Boys

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - Fabulousville