Cuesheet 2014-2015 Season

The Gift of Nothing

A world premiere Kennedy Center commission

Welcome to The Gift of Nothing—a brand new musical based on the book by Patrick McDonnell, featuring the beloved characters from his internationally syndicated comic strip MUTTS.

Join Mooch and Earl and say “hello” to singing, acting, dancing, music, and lights! No matter how well you know their story, get ready for the magic of live theater to surprise you—and be ready to help create a little magic yourself.

View the Cuesheet performance guide online or use the resources below to go deeper.

  • Be sure to check out Patrick McDonnell’s MUTTS comics’ web site to discover more about the artist and his loveable characters.
  • Learn more about The Gift of Nothing book and musical on this dedicated site.
  • Create your own comic strip with Make Beliefs Comix.

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