Roo McGoo, everyone's favorite musical millennial, is available this holiday season to entertain guests with carols and cozy tunes. For the full holiday extravaganza, Roo's friends (characters include Santa, Jesus, Christmas Diva, etc.) are available to join him.
Roo McGoo offers a unique holiday experience that will knock the socks off any audience. Most importantly, he's ready with a full arsenal of cheer and would love to work with you to develop each party's perfect holiday package.
Everyone loves Roo. Theatre fans line up for him like a Midwestern Glee Club tryin' to win the Hamilton lottery. For the secular crew, this is a funny, sketch-like Christmas show full of original musical comedy numbers. It's 2016 and we need more than another chorus Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer to turn up our millenial Christmas spirit! Roo's shows are light, happy and extremely well-written and executed. Guest artists are top NYC talent. Booking Roo-ining Christmas is akin to hiring the cast of a Broadway Musical on an HR/Party-planning committee budget. :)
Roo-ining Christmas came to my office last year for a holiday party and completely brought the house down. To be frank, it was a tough time around the office, lots of low morale, but by the time we finished Roo's show, we were all in the holiday spirit. This isn't cheesy, or mean-spirited, it's a warm, fun show that's funny and smart. Lots of carols and original songs and just the right amount of audience participation. He also worked with our team here to tailor the performance to our office. I wish we could have him come every month of the year!
Price Range: $400-1,000
Gig Length: 50 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
Two 50 minute sets of holiday music- a blend of original comedy holiday songs and classics of the season. Basic package includes Roo McGoo (musical millennial) as EmCee, and a keyboard accompanist.
For parties seeking a more unique experience, additional characters can be hired to perform with Roo (characters include Santa, Jesus, the Christmas Diva, etc.) and/or interact with your party as guests to fully spread the holiday cheer!
Roo McGoo is a musical millennial and parents' basement dweller whose holiday web series and interactive show ROO-INING CHRISTMAS has delighted audiences from Miami to New York to Vermont! With a blend of original holiday tunes and coverage of all the classic songs of the season, Roo McGoo & his friends- Santa, Jesus, the Christmas Diva- are looking forward to taking the holiday season by storm!
Additional Booking Notes
We will provide keyboard, amp, microphone for any/all gigs. You provide space to setup within the venue.
Past Booked Events
|December 24, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Roo appearance @ QED|
|December 18, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Roo-ining Christmas @ The PIT|
|November 25, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Roo-ining Christmas @ The PIT|
Holiday Standards Include:
All I Want for Christmas is You
Christmastime is Here
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Original Holiday Tunes Include:
Black Friday (original comedy song, similar to White Christmas)
Oh Holy Diva (original "pop" arrangement of "Oh Holy Night")
Nobody Ever Sings Me Happy Birthday (comedy song, sung by Jesus)
Not as Merry as Mine (Family Holiday Newsletter Comedy Song)
Influences & Inspiration
Bing Crosby, Saturday Night Live, Mariah Carey, Michael Buble, Carol Burnett
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