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What happens when you mix the worlds of medicine and theatre together? You get “Medicine the Musical”—a show that hopes to make it to the off-Broadway stage with the help of a newly-launched Kickstarter campaign.

According to the Kickstarter campaign description, the medically-themed rock musical “follows a group of first year medical students as they struggle with their lives, loves, and the rigors of their education.” The show, which was written by a doctor, focuses on the students’ studies, personal lives and the steps that they must take to make their dreams become a reality. The campaign, which was launched Jan. 3, has already raised more than $6,000 out of their $20,000 goal. The rewards for supporting the project include posters, t-shirts, cast-signed Playbills and tickets to the show.

“What started as the seed of an idea while I was in medical school has now matured into a full-fledged musical production,” Dr. Michael Ehrenreich, a New Jersey dermatologist and the show’s composer/lyricist, said in a press release. “The ultimate scale of the production will depend on the final amount of funds raised, and can be anything from a Workshop production ($20,000) to a full first-class off-Broadway production ($300,000+).”

The musical’s songs include “Letter In the Mail,” “Medicine Ain’t What It Used To Be,” “Learning To Code” and “So You Want To Know How I Died.” A staged reading of the musical took place April 24 at the Daryl Roth Theater in New York City. The Kickstarter campaign will conclude March 4.

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