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Gaten Matarazzo to Launch Be More Chill's Post Show Hang Series

The Broadway vet and Stranger Things star will stop by the Lyceum Theatre after tomorrow night's performance.

Gaten Matarazzo will perform at the first Be More Chill Post Show Hang on Wednesday, May 29.
(© Tricia Baron)

The producers of Be More Chill have announced the launch of The Post Show Hang, a special Wednesday evening postshow encore series, beginning tomorrow, May 29, with a performance from Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo.

Throughout the series, Tony-nominated composer Joe Iconis will accompany various actors as they each perform a song from the Tony-nominated score of Be More Chill. Additional performers will be announced at a later date.

Inspired by the novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill is described as follows: "Jeremy Heere is your average, nothing-special teenager at Middleborough High in nothing-special New Jersey...until the day he finds out about 'The Squip.' Thus begins a journey that pits Jeremy's desire to be popular against his struggle to remain true to his authentic self."

Featuring a score by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, Be More Chill comes to Broadway from a 2018 off-Broadway run at the Pershing Square Signature Center, as well as a 2015 world premiere at Two River Theater, in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Directed by Stephen Brackett, the Broadway cast 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.