Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wicked's Talia Suskauer on How She Built Up the Stamina to Play Elphaba Every Night on Tour by Ryan Gilbert

After making her Broadway debut in Joe Tracz and Joe Iconis' Audience Choice Award-winning musical Be More Chill, Talia Suskauer is now starring as Elphaba in the long-running North American…

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Be More Chill Takes Over London Beginning February 12 by Dan Meyer

The Joe Iconis musical makes its U.K. debut at The Other Palace.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Be More Chill and Dear Evan Hansen: how teens made the musicals go viral by Chris Wiegand

Two American shows that explore adolescent anxiety have been propelled by young online communities in a digital blizzard of streams, fan art and animatics Schoolboys hunch over laptops in th…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo, Be More Chill's Will Roland, More Join Andrew Barth Feldman’s Star Wars Musical Parody by Olivia Clement

Co-written with Feldman’s childhood friend Adrian Dickson, musical will play Feinstein's/54 Below in February and March.

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Gaten Matarazzo, Will Roland and More Join Andrew Barth Feldman's SW: A NEW(SICAL) HOPE

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and Adrian Dickson's Star Wars musical parody fundraiser for NEXT for Autism now has added Gaten Matarazzo ('Stranger Things'), Will Roland (Dear Eva…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

VIDEO: Go Inside Week Two of the Rehearsal Room For London's BE MORE CHILL

Rehearsals are underway for the UK premiere of viral hit musical Be More Chill.

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What's opening in London Theatre this month? (February 2020)

At long last, what feels like the longest month of the year, January, is over and with a new month, we are set to welcome new shows. February may be the shortest month of the year but by no …

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

The road to London for musical Be More Chill by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Jerry Goehring and Stephen Brackett talk about bringing musical Be More Chill to The Other Palace in London This post The road to London for musical Be More Chill first appear…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

VIDEO: Go Inside The Rehearsal Room For London's BE MORE CHILL

Rehearsals are underway for the UK premiere of viral hit musical Be More Chill. BroadwayWorld UK reporter Jamie Body attended a very special press rehearsal, where he got to chat with some o…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

First Look: Be More Chill rehearsal shots

The West End cast of Broadway's Be More Chill are now in rehearsals. The musical is set to receive its highly anticipated UK premiere in just three weeks on 12 February 2020 at The Other Pal…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

BWW Interview: Joe Iconis On Bringing BE MORE CHILL To London

Be More Chill, a musical about a teenage boy who uses a supercomputer brain implant to help him fit in at school and get the girl, became a surprise Broadway hit thanks to its hugely dedicat…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Average Age For Broadway Attendees Isn’t Getting Any Younger, Says Report by Greg Evans

Be More Chill and Beetlejuice notwithstanding, the average Broadway theatergoer hasn’t gotten much younger over the last couple decades: Of the 14.8 million people who attended a Broadway …

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Audition Songs for 13 the Musical by Performerstuff

Audition Songs for 13 the Musical Written by Tiffany Wilkie January 7, 2020 Auditioning for 13 the Musical? Not sure what to sing? Performer Stuff is here to help. Explore our expertl…

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

BWW Readers Name The Best Broadway Songs Of The Decade!

We asked, and you answered! With the decade officially at an end, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to determine what Broadway's song of the decade is with the help of our very own bracket! Now…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

What’s Coming to London Theatre in Winter 2020? by Andrew Gans

Details about City of Angels, featuring Vanessa Williams, Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe in Endgame, the stage debut of The Prince of Egypt, plus the U.K. premieres of Pretty Woman, Be Mo…

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Be More Chill’s George Salazar Will Host 30th Annual L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards by Andrew Gans

The ceremony will be held in January in downtown Los Angeles.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

George Salazar Set To Host 30th Annual LA Ovation Awards

Be More Chill and Little Shop of Horrors star George Salazar has been announced as host the 30th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards Ceremony on Monday, January 13, 2020.

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Don’t Blame Young Adults For Teen Musicals On Broadway by Artsjournal2

Just like Young Adult literature, YA theatre – or Teen theatre, perhaps – had an initially rapturous welcome, and a rapid cooling-off. “Critical consensus about Young Adult Theatre too…

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Broadway Shockers 2019: Two Joe Iconis Shows Close Within a Week of Each Other

August was a particularly brutal month for the Be More Chill composer.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

2019 in Review: The Best of Broadway (and Off) in Performance by JK

2019 is rapidly coming to a close (which may not be such a bad thing these days) and today we are going to celebrate some of our favorite performances over the past twelve months. We came up…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Hear Jonathan Groff and the Little Shop of Horrors cast sing 'Skid Row/Downtown' by Maureen Lee Lenker

Need a break from holiday music and looking for something a little more horrific instead? Suddenly, Seymour is here to provide you. The Off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors, s…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

2019 in Review: The Best of Broadway (and Off) in Technical Theater by JK

Over the past calendar year, we saw 23 shows: 16 on Broadway, 3 off-Broadway and 4 regional productions. They were Assassins (regional - Signature  Theater), A Chorus Line (regional - Sig…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

New Version of Be More Chill to Play Chicago by Olivia Clement

The Broadway musical will also soon be seen in London.

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The Friday 5: 5 Things About 13 by JK

Being that it is Friday the 13th, I felt it only appropriate that this week's Friday 5 is dedicated to the 2008 Broadway musical 13. When I started looking into it, I was really interested …

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

BE MORE CHILL to Premiere in Chicago in April

Be More Chill, the mind-bendingly fun, smash hit Broadway musical, comes to Chicago in a new production at the Apollo Theater. Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill features music…

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Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Will Release a Cast Recording

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS announced it will record the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter for an original cast album to be released later this season. Featuring music and lyrics by Tony Awar…

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