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Broadway Rehearsals Begin for Be More Chill

Will Roland, George Salazar, and more star in the transfer of Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's new musical.

The stars of Be More Chill on Broadway: Tiffany Mann, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Lauren Marcus, Stephanie Hsu, Jason Tam, George Salazar, Will Roland, Gerard Canonico, Katlyn Carlson, and Britton Smith.
(© David Gordon)

Rehearsals have begun for the Broadway production of Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's Be More Chill, beginning performances February 13 at the Lyceum Theatre.

Be More Chill on Broadway features Will Roland as Jeremy, George Salazar as Michael, Gerard Canonico as Rich, Katlyn Carlson as Chloe, Stephanie Hsu as Christine, Tiffany Mann as Jenna, Lauren Marcus as Brooke, Britton Smith as Jake, Jason Tam as the Squip, and Jason SweetTooth Williams as Jeremy's Dad and Mr. Reyes. Off-Broadway understudies Cameron Bond, Troy Iwata, and Talia Suskauer will be joined by Anthony Chatmon II, Morgan Siobhan Green, and Joel Waggoner for the Broadway run.

The cast and creative team of Broadway's Be More Chill.
(© David Gordon)

Inspired by the novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill is directed by Stephen Brackett with choreography by Chase Brock. The creative team includes Beowulf Boritt (scenic design), Bobby Frederick Tilley II (costume design), Tyler Micoleau (lighting), Ryan Rumery (sound design), Emily Marshall (musical direction), and Charlie Rosen (orchestrations). The musical premiered in 2015 at Two River Theater, in Red Bank, New Jersey, and ran in the summer of 2018 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

Opening night is set for March 10.

The Be More Chill creative team: orchestrator Charlie Rosen, composer-lyricist Joe Icons, musical director Emily Marshall, director Stephen Brackett, choreographer Chase Brock, and book writer Joe Tracz.
(© David Gordon)
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