Sunday, September 15, 2019

7 Broadway Favorites Who Balance Performing on the Main Stem and in Their Own Band by Keith Loria

Be More Chill’s Gerard Canonico, Hercules’ Tamika Lawrence and more reveal what it’s like to perform on Broadway and lead your own band at the same time.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Good News! Talia Suskauer, Allison Bailey & Cleavant Derricks to Join the North American Wicked Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Pulse is rushing, head is reeling, face is flushing! The North American tour of Wicked will welcome new cast members Talia Suskauer, Allison Bailey and Tony winner Cleavant Derricks as Elpha…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ghostlight Records Releases BE MORE CHILL-OBCR 2-LP Vinyl by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

George Salazar in “Be More Chill” Photo Credit: Maria Baranova GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Be More [...] The post Ghostlight Records Releases BE MORE CHILL-OBCR 2-LP Vinyl ap…

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The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with George Salazar

Will is FREAKING out over today's guest! George Salazar is coming off his iconic run in the hit 'Be More Chill' to mount a reinterpretation of the classic Little Shop of Horrors starring alo…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

BE MORE CHILL Cast Recording on Vinyl Now Available

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Be More Chill: Original Broadway Cast Recording two-LP vinyl set is now available exclusively at Barnes & Noble . The album was released for d…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Photo Flash: BE MORE CHILL Composer Joe Iconis Honored At The Players

Last night, Monday, September 9, 2019, The Players honored Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) with a Pipe Night, a club tradition that has celebrated sign…

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Odds & Ends: Joe Iconis' New Musical Punk Rock Girl to Receive Developmental Reading & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Joe Iconis' New Musical Punk Rock Girl to Receive Developmental Reading Joe Iconis, the cheered songwriter wh…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

PUNK ROCK GIRL by Joe Iconis to Receive Developmental Reading

Lively McCabe Entertainment recently announced Punk Rock Girl, a new musical for the stage featuring a score of popular songs written and made famous by female artists and female-fronted ban…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Howard Sherman: Every time a stage door closes on Broadway, a new show opens by Howard Sherman

Much has been made of the closing of five Broadway shows in the past two weeks: Be More Chill, King Kong, Pretty

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for The Lightning Thief on Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway premiere of The Lightning Thief, the rollicking stage adaptation of Rick Riordan's young adult fantasy novel. The production will play the L…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Kevin Chamberlin & Matthew Wilkas Join Starry Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Pasadena Playhouse's upcoming star-packed staging of Little Shop of Horrors. The previously announced production, directed by Mike Donahue and choreographed by Will …

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019


In the video below hear George Salazar, Seymour in Pasadena Playhouse's upcoming production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, sing the cult classic 'Grow for Me' accompanied by Emily Marshall (Mus…

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Watch George Salazar Sing From Little Shop of Horrors Ahead of West Coast Bow by Ryan McPhee

The Be More Chill alum will play Seymour in the Pasadena Playhouse production, appearing alongside Pose star Mj Rodriguez and Olivier winner Amber Riley.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Chris McCarrell to Reprise His Starring Turn in The Lightning Thief on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the eagerly anticipated Broadway transfer of The Lightning Thief, the rollicking stage adaptation of Rick Riordan's young adult fantasy novel. The previou…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Talk Broadway To Me: Jon Mourns the Broadway Casualties of Summer 2019

Well my dearest Broadway fans, it's the end of the summer. The tourists are returning home, school is about to start, the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air and we have to say goo…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: Broadway Bounty Hunter by Laurenyarger

Annie Golden and Alan H. Green. Photo: Matthew Murphy Broadway Bounty HunterMusic and Lyrics by Joe IconisBook by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin and Jason Sweettooth WilliamsDirected and Choreogra…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Annie Golden on Being the 'Woman of a Certain Age' in Broadway Bounty Hunter & Her Time as Tracy Turnblad by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Annie Golden can be found leading the cast of Broadway Bounty Hunter at off-Broadway's Greenwich House Theater through August 18. With music and lyrics by Be More Chill…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Box Office Steady At $34M; ‘Sea Wall/A Life’, ‘The Prom’, ‘Be More Chill’ Fill Seats by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Be More Chill, The Prom and Sea Wall/A Life were at near-capacity last week, as the first two headed out and the latter had its official welcome. Together they helped Broadway m…

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Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The two new musicals ended their runs August 11.

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The Lightning Thief Will Journey to Broadway for Limited Holiday Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The Lightning Thief, the rollicking stage adaptation of Rick Riordan's young adult fantasy novel, will make its way to Broadway for a limited engagement this holiday season. The celebrated …

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‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ Heads To Broadway For Limited Engagement by Greg Evans

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, with a book and direction by the Be More Chill team of Joe Tracz and Stephen Brackett, and music by Broadway newcomer Rob Rokicki, will begin …

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‘The Lightning Thief’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” will come to Broadway this fall.  The musical, which features a book by “Be More Chill” book writer Joe Tracz and a score by Rob Rok…

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is heading to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is ready to light up the Broadway stage. TheaterWorksUSA and Martian Entertainment announced Monday that the musical adaption of Rick Riordan…

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Inspiring Change by Angela Tricarico

by Mara Jill Herman (Graphic by Brittney Keim) In 2018, I was…

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VIDEO: Final BE MORE CHILL Curtain Call - Joe Iconis Gives a Speech and the Cast Sings 'The Goodbye Song'

Following last night's final performance of Be More Chill, composer Joe Iconis took to the stage to give a speech. After his speech, the cast was joined on stage by family and friends to per…

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Wake Up With BWW 8/12: JOSEPH... Broadway Transfer, and More!

Today's top stories: relive the Broadway journeys of The Prom and Be More Chill, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat eyes a Broadway transfer, and more!

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

BWW TV Exclusive: Gettin' Peggy Wit It - Peggy Roasts Broadway's Closing Shows

Morgan James and Ellyn Marie Marsh present 'Gettin Peggy Wit It'! Peggy came to Broadway to roast the soon-to-close shows, including Be More Chill, The Prom, Pretty Woman, The Cher Show, and…

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A Wave Of Closings On Broadway by Artsjournal

What’s unusual is that instead of hanging on until Labor Day to cash in on tourist dollars, five musicals are closing in the next two weekends: King Kong (which bumped up the losses signif…

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Be More Chill Closes on Broadway August 11 by Ryan McPhee

The musical from Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz opened in March.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Broadway Says Goodbye- BE MORE CHILL, THE PROM, THE CHER SHOW & More Prepare for Final Bows

Since the beginning of summer 2019, Broadway has bid farewell to a whopping eleven productions. Some were pre-scheduled. limited runs; others long-running favorites; all equally missed. Befo…

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Examining the Legacy of Be More Chill With 5 Members of the Broadway Cast by Nathan Skethway

As the musical prepares for its closing night, we asked five cast members—Will Roland, George Salazar, Lauren Marcus, Katlyn Carlson, and Jason SweetTooth Williams—a series of questions …

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