Got Job Stress? Get Musical; "The Corporate Circus" Musical Strikes the Right Chord

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The Corporate Circus musical concert presentation, based on Adela JP’s book “The Corporate Circus™,” received rave reviews from San Diego Lyceum Theatre audiences.

The Corporate Circus™ show, a new musical satirizing and portraying corporate life and job stress in a whimsical, humorous, and entertaining concert presentation workshop, hit the right note with San Diego audiences and media when it was showcased on April 2006 at the San Diego Lyceum Theatre for six performances. The show was compared to some of Broadway’s great musicals, such as “Hair”, “Guys and Dolls” and “Little Shop of Horrors”.    Luellen Smiley of Del Mar Times, who gave the show two thumbs-up, describes it as “The musical reminded me of “Guys and Dolls,” and “Hair” at the same time.”

Interests on The Corporate Circus musical has soared internationally as a major theatrical entity in Shanghai see possibilities of a co-production project to produce a Chinese version of the show to be toured all over China. The Corporate Circus, Inc. is in the process of signing a deal to explore this venture. More developing news on this topic will be published as talks between The Corporate Circus, Inc. and their Chinese partners progress.

The TCC musical is adapted from the book Adela Josue Polin (pen name Adela JP) has written, titled “The Corporate Circus – a fairy tale soap opera on office life,” a uniquely original and innovatively creative 5 Star book-based property written as a fantasy style “tongue-in-cheek” corporate satire. Adela JP is an MBA whose corporate experience led to the writing of The Corporate Circus as an entertainingly satiric look at corporate life and office drama in an animated setting.

Shanghai People's Publishing House (, one of the most famous and influential publishing companies in China,is publishing a Chinese version of The Corporate Circus book in 2006/2007.

The Corporate Circus story came alive on stage when Amy, a young ambitious employee suffering from job stress due to her meaningless career, falls asleep at work and dreams of an enchanting business world called The Corporate Circus where her colleagues morph into 15 humorous off-the-wall animated characters. The line-up of zany characters Amy encounters include; the jovial mission oriented Ring Master Boss, sophisticated Secretary Cat, charming Sales Bull, brilliant R&D Gorilla, image conscious Marketing Lion, wild discotheque Accountant Night Owl, no-nonsense warden HR Octopus, know-it-all Vulture In-house Lawyer, caretaker Operations Horse, jokester Customer Service Laughing Hyena, and shopping queen Purchasing Kangaroo. The show also included two other mystical corporate characters that love to stir things up in The Corporate Circus, i.e. the troublemaker Snake and the gossiper Rat.

Rob Appel Productions ( and The Corporate Circus, Inc ( have teamed-up to produce The Corporate Circus musical as part of the 2006 San Diego Repertory 30th Pre-Gala Anniversary Celebration, and to showcase new art works, talents and artists. Appel Presents and The Corporate Circus, Inc. engaged some of San Diego’s top talented artists, actors and performers for the show. One of these artists is Christian Lopez who has created an imaginative, colorful pop art style office building set to accentuate the stage. Christian also designed 15 elaborate whimsical character costumes and headpieces to depict the fairy tale soap-opera theme of The Corporate Circus story.    

The Corporate Circus, Inc. has collaborated with musical director and composer Rayme Sciaroni who composed the music and lyrics based on The Corporate Circus story and characters. Rayme, originally from New York City, has directed, musically directed, and choreographed several off-off-Broadway shows as well as several large-scale children's productions.

Attorney Michael R. Polin, the Executive Producer of The Corporate Circus musical and founder of the International Law Firm of Michael R. Polin (, has arranged the collaboration deal between The Corporate Circus, Inc. and Rob Appel Production. Attorney Polin represents the company in all domestic and international affairs.    The Corporate Circus, Inc. is currently in discussion with producers of corporate shows and events, corporate seminars, and off Broadway and Las Vegas venue to explore the next phase of this new musical production.

For United States and International licensing, distribution, sales and all inquiries, please contact the International Law Offices of Michael R. Polin ( at 858-350-4225, in San Diego, California.

About The Corporate Circus book: (

"The Corporate Circus book” has been awarded a 5 Star rave review by Midwest Book Review describing the story as, “a bizarre and fantastic tale told almost entirely in dialogue, with each corporate lackey player represented as an animal. "The Corporate Circus," by Adela JP offers the reader a genuinely fantastic interplay of office politics and an original "tongue-in-cheek" satire. Humorous, witty, and engagingly presented, The Corporate Circus is highly recommended reading which leaves a marked impression of business that combines the exotic with the all-too-real."

About Rob Appel: ( and

About Rayme Sciaroni (composer): (

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