Theater

[title of show]: A musical about writing a musical

[title of show]: A musical about writing a musical

“[title of show]" is a musical about two guys writing a musical about trying to write a musical — is that meta enough for you?

This show, written by Jeff Bowen off of a book by Hunter Bell, is being put on independently by a group of students from the College of William and Mary.

The musical documents its own creation, according to director Conor Wilson. Jeff and Hunter, the writers of the show and two main characters, discover a festival celebrating musicals and decided to create their own in three weeks and send in whatever they write.

“The show that you’re watching being written on stage is the show that you’re actually watching,” Wilson said. “[title of show]...

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