Although it’s a musical about teenagers trying to be cool, Be More Chill has been heating up the internet with a popularity only out-clicked by Hamilton in 2017according to Tumblr. That’s how this little show that could got it’s spot on Broadway after a lukewarm 2015 review of it’s premiere in a little theater in New Jersey. Fan frenzy has forced the theater establishment to sit up and take notice. Marrying familiar tropes of teenaged angst with a sci-fi flair and some high energy pop music with witty lyrics, the arrival of Be More Chill at the Lyceum Theater has been creating quite a buzz. To read the full review visit: Be More Chill full review.
Be More Chill Music & Lyrics by Joe Iconis, Book by Joe Tracz, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, Choreography by Chase Brock, Directed by Stephen Brackett
WITH: Will Roland (Jeremy Heere); Jason Sweettooth Williams (Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Scary Stockboy); Britton Smith (Jake Dillinger); Katlyn Carlson (Chloe Valentine); Lauren Marcus (Brooke Lohst); Gerard Canonico (Rich Goranski); Stephanie Hsu (Christine Canigula); Tiffany Mann (Jenna Rolan); George Salazar (Michael Mell); Jason Tam (The Squip).
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Bobby Frederick Tilley II; Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau; Sound Design by Ryan Rumery; Projection Design by Alex Basco Koch; Wig and Make-Up Design by Dave Bova; Music Direction and Vocal Arrangements by Emily Marshall; Music Supervision and Orchestrations by Charlie Rosen. Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes including one intermission. For tickets visit: www.telecharge.com, call 212-239-6200, or visit the Box Office of the Lyceum Theatre at 149 West 45th Street, NYC.