Featuring songs like “I Wanna Be Like Osama” and “I Only See Your Eyes”, and a chorus line of dancing girls in hot pink burkas, Jihad! The Musical tells the heartwarming tale of an Afghan farmer, Sayid. Sayid comes to the West in search of his fortune, but he is soon caught up in a terror cell plotting to blow up the world-famous Unidentified, Very Prestigious Landmark. Along the way, he meets aspiring terrorist kingpin Hussein al-Mansour, who desperately wants to make the Most Wanted list, as well as ratings-hungry Fox News reporter Mary Marshall, who urges Sayid to complete the mission and thus propel her career to new heights. Will Hussein and Mary set aside their differences and work together to achieve their goals? Will Sayid win the love of the mysterious, veiled Noor? And is America really responsible for all the sand in Afghanistan?
“I Wanna Be Like Osama” – Sorab Wadia sings the role of villain Hussein in Jihad! The Musical, written with Benjamin Scheuer.
“Scary Mary” – Mary Marshall, reporter extraordinaire, in Jihad! The Musical, written with Benjamin Scheuer.
“Marvelous, Marvelous France” – Composer Benjamin Scheuer sings the role of French professor Jacques in Jihad! The Musical.