Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Broadway By Design: Beowulf Boritt, Tyler Micoleau, Alex Basco Koch & Ryan Rumery Bring BE MORE CHILL from Page to Stage by Nicole Rosky

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt, Tyler Micoleau, A…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Outer Critics Nominations Announced by Laurenyarger

Outer Critics Circle 2018-2019 Award Nominations OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY The Ferryman Ink Network To Kill a Mockingbird What the Constitution Means to Me OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUS…

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How Be More Chill’s Will Roland Refuses to Play Just Another Misfit Teen by Ruthie Fierberg

The former Dear Evan Hansen star brings nuance to his new role: leading man.

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Brad Oscar, Christina Sajous, Anne L. Nathan & More Join Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the off-Broadway premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, a new musical comedy featuring an original score by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill), slated to arrive at off-Broadway'…

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Stephanie Hsu on Be More Chill and More by Victoria Myers

Stephanie Hsu trained as an experimental theatre artist and never expected to be on Broadway. But after making her Broadway debut last year as Karen the Computer in SpongeBob SquarePants, sh…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Be More Chill's Stephanie Hsu on Sweet Stage Door Moments, Singing Wicked in the Car & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Stephanie Hsu and Will Roland in Be More Chill (Photo by Maria Baranova)She loves play rehearsal! Stephanie Hsu is landing laughs and drumming up Broadway buzz for her standout performance a…

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See the Cast and Creative Team of A Strange Loop Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Michael R. Jackson’s new musical, directed by Be More Chill’s Stephen Brackett, will begin performances at Playwrights Horizons May 24.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

BE MORE CHILL Star Stephanie Hsu Stars In NPR Kids' Podcast CIRCLE ROUND by BroadwayWorld

Be More Chill's Stephanie Hsu last seen in SpongeBob SquarePants The Broadway Musical is the latest Broadway star to join the cast of the acclaimed children's storytelling podcast, Circle Ro…

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Be More Chill on Broadway by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

"Be More Chill," the dazzling and inventive musical based on the cult Young Adult novel by Ned Vizzini, has made a successful transfer to Broadway Lyceum Theater with the same cast and an ex…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Theater tip: go straight to hell by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway transfer of Hadestown. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Does the Broadway musical have a future? Only if a new generation of artists wa…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

‘Be More Chill’s George Salazar, From That Bathroom To Broadway – Tony Watch by Greg Evans

By now the story of Be More Chill, “Michael in the Bathroom” and George Salazar has entered Broadway lore, so just a quick recap: Joe Iconis’ musical about high school theater geeks, t…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ethan Slater, Lena Hall, Javier Muñoz Set for Reefer Madness Reading & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ethan Slater, Lena Hall, Javier Muñoz Set for Reefer Madness Reading A talent-packed slate of stage stars will come together l…

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Festival Preview: Be More Chill by Christa Skiles

High school pressures take center stage in popular new musical The post Festival Preview: <em>Be More Chill</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Gerard Canonico is “Stuck” on Musicals by Serena

Gerard Canonico made his Broadway debut at ten years old. Since then, he has had a busy career in shows like Spring Awakening and Groundhog Day. Gerard is currently playing Rich in Be More C…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Watch Derrick Baskin, Ginna Claire Mason & Grey Henson Reveal Broadway's Biggest Fan by

The search for Broadway's Biggest Fan is over! After the staff watched all of the fabulous video submissions, Ain't Too Proud frontman Derrick Baskin, Wicked star Ginna Claire M…

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BE MORE CHILL Launches Digital Lottery Starting 4/16 by BroadwayWorld

Be More Chill, now playing at the Lyceum Theatre 149 W. 45th Street, today announced a Digital Lottery ticket policy for select performances of the show.

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Digital Lottery Announced for Broadway’s Be More Chill by Andrew Gans

The lottery will begin April 16 for select performances of the new musical at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Watch This ASL Version of Be More Chill’s ‘Michael In the Bathroom’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway performers John McGinty and Jim Hogan perform the Joe Iconis anthem in a new way.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

‘BE MORE CHILL.’ by Corine Cohen

Corine went to see ‘BE MORE CHILL’ listen to her podcast review!    

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tony Award Administration Committee Rules On BE MORE CHILL, KING KONG, KISS ME KATE, Plus New Rules for Plays! by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season and confirmed the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the 2019 American Theatre Wing's Tony…

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Tony Awards' Third Set of Rulings: Harvey Fierstein Eligible for Torch Song Revisions & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on April 11 for the third time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2019 …

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Laurie Metcalf talks playing Hillary Clinton on stage: 'I feel a responsibility' by David Canfield

In Lucas Hnath’s play Hillary and Clinton, audience members are challenged to see an iconic political pair anew. The script calls for actors to not do impersonations; the prologue warns th…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Exclusive! George Salazar & More on the 'Really Exciting' Chance to Preserve the Unheard Works of Jonathan Larson by Andy Lefkowitz

Midtown's Feinstein's/54 Below presented a one-of-a-kind engagement in October with the premiere of The Jonathan Larson Project, a cabaret featuring previously unheard songs written by the…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Backstage at Be More Chill with George Salazar, Episode 8: Fan Questions by

Be More Chill's George Salazar answers fan questions on everything from connecting to the material to his skincare routine in the final episode of Pac-Man Tattoo.

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Be More Chill's Will Roland on Wanting to Play a 'Lovable Weird Guy,' His History with Joe Iconis & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Will Roland made his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning hit Dear Evan Hansen as family friend Jared Kleinman. Two years later, Roland is now the leading man of the new musical Be More Chill.…

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Facetime Interview: Cast/Creative Team of "Loveville High", a musical theatre podcast in nine 10-minute epsiodes by Adam Rothenberg

Live from the Loveville High podcast release party, I interview the creative team: David Zellnik (Book & Lyrics) & Eric Svejcar (Composer) + cast members: Conor Ryan (Desperate Measu…

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