Friday, May 29, 2020

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Lauren Marcus of ‘Be More Chill’ fame by Deb Miller

Sheltering in place hasn’t kept actress/singer/songwriter Lauren Marcus from creating, performing, and entertaining audiences everywhere with her talent, passion, and commitment. Just in t…

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Checking In With… Tony-Nominated Be More Chill Composer-Lyricist Joe Iconis by Andrew Gans

Iconis shares the projects he's at work on—including a Hunter S. Thompson musical—and what he's watching during quarantine.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020


Josh Swallows Broadway is a popular comedy podcast on the Broadway Podcast Network hosted by Broadway funny man Josh Lamon (The Prom, Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Hair). Since the Quara…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Michael R. Jackson's Musical A Strange Loop Wins 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Lindsey Sullivan

The 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama has been awarded to Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, which made its world premiere off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in 2019. A Strange Loop marks Ja…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

BWW Album Review: BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Uncovers the Warrior Within

Featuring music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis (Smash, Be More Chill) who also co-wrote the book with Lance Rubin and Jason SweetTooth Williams, Broadway Bounty Hunter follows t…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Woman of a Certain Age' From BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER; Tune in to Virtual Listening Party Tomorrow Night!

Broadway Bounty Hunter - Original Cast Recording will be available on digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 24. The new musical comedy features music and lyrics by Tony Award nomine…

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Watch Our Live Interview With Be More Chill and Dear Evan Hansen's Will Roland

Roland discusses those two shows, plus Billions, Cats, Bat Boy, and much more.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Be More Chill's George Salazar to Host Weekly Telethon by Olivia Clement

Sundays on the Couch With George's first guest will be Tony nominee Joe Iconis.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

VIDEO: BE MORE CHILL Star Lauren Marcus Releases Original Song 'What It Really Cost You'

Be More Chill star Lauren Marcus has released an original protest song titled, 'What It Really Cost You.'

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

"What I Do Takes A Remarkable Ensemble Of People." by Angela Tricarico

by Michael Korte I have the best job in the world. I get to create everyday. It's a privilege that I don't take lightly. I'd like to think I'm producing more than just YouTube videos. I v…

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The Producer’s Perspective LIVE! Episode 9: Be More Chill Producer Jennifer Tepper

If there was ever an “All Broadway” version of Jeopardy, and Jen Tepper was a contestant, no one would ever even get a chance to answer a question, never mind score some bucks. And she…

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VIDEO: Joe Iconis Fans Create 'Andy's Song' Tribute Video

The Twitter stans of composer Joe Iconis and his frequent collaborator and Be More Chill star, George Salazar, came together this week to create a tribute to the duo.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and George Salazar!

George Salazar is best known for originating the role of 'Michael Mell' in Be More Chill (coming to the Signature off-Broadway this summer) and for his Drama Desk-nominated performance in …

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Monday, March 23, 2020

We're Dancing Along at Home to This Music Video from the New Musical Between the Lines by Andy Lefkowitz

New York theaters may be shut down through April 12, but that's not stopping us from getting excited about a slew of projects set to hit the stage in the coming year. One such show is Betwee…

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: Original Be More Chill Star Will Roland Auditions ‘To Succeed’ in His Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The original Dear Evan Hansen cast member gives a full performance as J. Pierpont Finch.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Choreographer Chase Brock: ‘I’ve seen the unbelievable kindness and generosity of dancers’ by Giverny Masso

Choreographer Chase Brock is making his London debut with the UK transfer of sci-fi musical Be More Chill, which is running at

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Chicago's Be More Chill, Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time, More Postpone Performances as Coronavirus Precaution by Ryan McPhee

Theatres across the country, including all Broadway venues, have canceled or delayed shows in an effort to deter the spread of COVID-19.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Chicago's Be More Chill, Goodman Theatre, More Postpone Performances as Coronavirus Precaution by Ryan McPhee

Theatres across the country, including all Broadway venues, have canceled or delayed shows in an effort to deter the spread of COVID-19.

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BE MORE CHILL Chicago Announces Three Month Postponement

A three-month postponement has been announced for the Chicago production of Be More Chill.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Desi Oakley, Kara Lindsay, Tiffany Mann and More to Star in New Musical THE VALLEY in Concert at The Green Room 42

An all-Broadway cast will present new musical The Valley in concert starring Desi Oakley (Waitress, Chicago, Les Misérables, Wicked), Kara Lindsay (Wicked, Newsies, Beautiful), Tiffany Mann…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Jenn Colella Will Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's Reading Of New Musical TALK TO ME

Abingdon Theatre Company will present a reading of Talk to Me, a new musical with book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, music by Tim Rosser, music direction by Paul Staroba and direction by Joe …

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

‘Weirdly retro’: BE MORE CHILL – The Other Palace by Shanine Salmon

Clearly something in Be More Chill has touched a chord with today’s youth, but catchy songs written by committee to hit the teen feelz doesn’t make up for a weak book and problematic pol…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Cast Set for Chicago Run of Be More Chill by Ryan McPhee

The musical by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz will play the Windy City’s Apollo Theater beginning in April.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Photo Flash: BE MORE CHILL Producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper and More Receive 2020 Emerging Artist Awards at Lincoln Center

Last night, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presented the 2020 class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse and exceptional talents from across all disciplines represented on its c…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Be More Chill at The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of the Broadway musical Be More Chill.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

First Night Takeover: Be More Chill at The Other Palace

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the opening of Be More Chill at London’s The Other Palace. After the UK premiere production received a well-deserved …

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Best of the Blogs: A Number, Be More Chill, Netflix & Chill & more by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 23 February 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the Bridge Theatre…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

C-c-c c’mon c-c-c- c’mon, go go: Critical & popular acclaim result in Be More Chill’s London run being extended by six weeks

The reception for the UK premiere of Be More Chill has been anything but frosty with news announced that the fan favourite will now run in London until 14 June 2020. The extended season for …

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NEWS: Be More Chill extends run & becomes longest running show at The Other Palace by Press Releases

The producers of the UK premiere of Joe Iconis’ Be More Chill which premiered last week have announced a six-week extension to 14 June 2020, making it the longest running musical at London…

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Be More Chill Extends in London by Dan Meyer

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical opened February 18 at The Other Palace.

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Be More Chill, The Other Palace review - more exhausting than enlightening by Matt Wolf

American theatre phenomenon pushes buttons aplenty to diminishing effect This latest musical theatre exercise in “geek chic” has been an American phenomenon: a show propelled by social …

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