Book/Music/Lyrics

Marcus Perkins and Kim Jinhyoung

Two Nights and Three Days is a musical comedy set in the South Korean military. It tells the story of Jowon, a young, ambitious female officer who believes that her dreams of becoming a four-star general are dashed when she is placed in command of the “fire battalion,” a group of ragtag soldiers counting down the days until their mandatory service is over. When the military announces its first-ever talent show, Jowon and her soldiers finally unite in their effort to win the contest by writing a musical. However, as the constant threat of war with North Korea continues to escalate and the realities of military life weigh upon them, they confront the following question: why should the talent show matter at all?