Monday, June 24, 2019

BWW TV: Watch the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony- Live at 7:30pm!

Tonight's the night! The 11th annual Jimmy Awards ceremony will be presented tonight, June 24 at 7:30PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The six presenters will include Derek Klena(Jagged Lit…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Talking ‘Be More Chill’ and ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’ with Jason SweetTooth Williams by Deb Miller

Currently featured on Broadway in the original cast of Be More Chill, Jason SweetTooth Williams is an actor, singer, writer, and long-time member of the wildly popular and talented Joe Iconi…

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Recently reviewed theater for June 21 by Calvin Wilson

‘Be More Chill’

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‘Be More Chill’ to End Broadway Run in August by Michael Paulson

The musical, fueled by social media love, opened in March — a tough time of year for a show with a largely student fan base.

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Broadway's 'Be More Chill,' with 2 LIers, is closing in August

The Broadway musical that stars one Long Islander and features music written by another will close in August.

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‘Be More Chill’ Announces Broadway Closing; Musical Is Latest In Post-Tony Shake-Out by Greg Evans

Be More Chill, the Joe Iconis musical with a road-to-Broadway story nearly as surprising as its sci-fi teen comedy plot, has posted an Aug. 11 closing notice. The musical at the Lyceum Theat…

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Wake Up With BWW 6/21: THE MINUTES and SLAVE PLAY Will Come to Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: The Minutes and Slave Play will both come to Broadway, Be More Chill announces closing date, Ian McKellen will come to Broadway for one night only, and more!

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Be More Chill Sets Broadway Closing Date by Andy Lefkowitz

Be More Chill, the fan-favorite musical by Joe Tracz and 2019 Tony nominee Joe Iconis, has scheduled a final performance date of August 11 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. The new tuner began p…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Broadway's viral hit Be More Chill will end its run in August by Rachel Yang

Be More Chill, the musical whose online popularity gave way to a Broadway debut in March, will play its final performance on Aug. 11. The show follows Jeremy (Will Roland), a self-described…

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‘Be More Chill’ to end run in August by Caitlin Huston

“Be More Chill” will end its Broadway run on Aug.11. At that point the musical will have played 30 preview and 177 regular performances The news was announced by the show’s composer Jo…

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Broadway's Be More Chill Announces Closing Date by Ryan McPhee

The musical, which earned one Tony Award nomination, will shutter at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Original Broadway Cast Members Announced For 54 SINGS: BRING IT ON!

Feinstein's54 Below  presents 54 Sings Bring It On on July 8 at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. In an unforgettable celebration of the musical written by some of the freshest creative minds on Broadwa…

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VIDEO: Lolo (Lauren Pritchard) and Gerard Canonico Sing 'Anymore' by Joe Iconis at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show Hang

Last night, June 19, following the performance of Be More Chill, Lolo (Lauren Pritchard) joined Gerard Canonico on stage for a performance of Joe Iconis' song 'Anymore.' The pair previously …

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Named Host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Revival & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Jesse Tyler Ferguson Selected as New Host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Jesse Tyler Ferguson is keeping super busy. The Emmy…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Review Roundup: A STRANGE LOOP at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons, in association with Page 73, present the world premiere production of A Strange Loop, with book, music, and lyrics by 2017 Jonathan Larson Award and 2017 Lincoln Center…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 73rd annual Tony Awards saw box office jumps for a number of shows newly named Tony Award winners. Productions that saw increases include Tony-winning musical Hadestow…

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

@BeMoreChill wins Bway AAPI Rep & SUMMER ROLLS in the UK…. by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess has noticed a lot of AAPI ‘Winning” going on – much beyond, of course, the King, Keanu Reeves. First off, on “The Broadway” attention must be paid to – no, NOT…

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Saturday, June 15, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019

Joe Iconis Joins the Be More Chill Cast at Playbill’s Sing For Hope Pride Piano by Dan Meyer

Will Roland, Gerard Canonico, and Troy Iwata performed three numbers, accompanied by the show's composer.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

BE MORE CHILL Celebrates A Milestone For Asian Representation On Stage!

Tonight, the Broadway company of Be More Chill will celebrate an exciting step forward in the quest for diversity on stage, as four actors of Asian descent portray four principal roles in th…

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‘Be More Chill’ didn’t deserve face slap from Tony Awards by Michael Riedel

What little drama there was at Sunday’s low-rated Tony Awards telecast centered on “Be More Chill,” Joe Iconis’ struggling musical. When James Corden, Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles …

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VIDEO: Alice Ripley Sings 'If You Like It' By Joe Iconis at BE MORE CHILL's Post-Show Hang!

Last night, Alice Ripley took the stage after the curtain call of Be More Chill, to sing a song from the show's composer, Joe Iconis. Watch her sing 'If You Like It' below!

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Photo Coverage: Meet The Company of Joe Iconis' Newest Show, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER!

Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow…

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BWW TV: Joe Iconis, Annie Golden & More Explain What BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Is All About!

Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

James Corden Tweets Credit For “James In The Bathroom” Tonys Parody, Calls Joe Iconis Original His Favorite Song Of Season by Greg Evans

UPDATE with George Salazar, Joe Iconis responses James Corden is giving some Be More Chill credit where it’s due. After drawing some online criticism for not tipping off the national Tony …

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2019 Tony Awards: 58 GIFS To Upgrade Your Broadway Tweets

Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the big night, we're sure you have opinions to share on social media, and we've got all the best reacti…

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Joe Iconis Responds to Tony Awards 'Michael In The Bathroom' Parody

BE MORE CHILL composer Joe Iconis took to twitter to share his appreciation for the Michael in the Bathroom performance on the Tony Awards last night, which caught him by surprise. 

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Watch James Corden's Be More Chill Parody, Featuring Hosts of Tony Awards Past by Dan Meyer

The June 9 emcee gave audiences a sneak peek into his insecurities about headlining Broadway's biggest night.

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VIDEO: James Corden Parodies BE MORE CHILL's 'Michael in the Bathroom' With Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, and Neil Patrick Harris on the Tonys

Last night, Tonys host James Corden took on the iconic Be More Chill number, Michael in the Bathroom!

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

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