Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Stephanie Hsu, Austin Butler & More Broadway Alums Receive 2023 Oscar Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations for the 95th Academy Awards were revealed on January 24, and many Broadway alums made the list. Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the ceremony on March 12 at the Dolby Theatre at …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:02PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Talia Suskauer on Transforming from Wicked Fan to Starring in the Hit Musical on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Before she was rocking green and belting out show-stoppers like "Defying Gravity" as Elphaba in Wicked, Florida native Talia Suskauer was a fan of the hit musical. The star sat down with Tam…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:24AM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Broadway's Stephanie Hsu, Laura Linney & Jessica Chastain Among 2023 SAG Award Nominees by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the 29th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Broadway alums were among those honored. Winners will be announced on February 26 when the event is strea…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:06PM
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Top 5 Stage Performances to Stream This Weekend December 16-18 - See Joe Iconis in concert, myriad 'Nutcrackers, Megan Hilty and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, December 12, 2022

Cast Set for World Premiere of Michael R. Jackson's White Girl in Danger Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The full cast is set for the world premiere of Michael R. Jackson's White Girl in Danger. The show, a co-production between the Vineyard Theatre and Second Stage, will begin performances a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12PM
Monday, November 21, 2022

Photos: George Salazar, Janet Dacal & More Star in THE WHO'S TOMMY IN CONCERT at Flint Repertory Theatre

See photos of George Salazar (Be More Chill) as Tommy, Janet Dacal (The Band’s Visit) as Mrs. Walker, Mauricio Martinez (On Your Feet!) as Captain Walker, Paul Whitty (Once) as Unc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:29PM
Friday, October 21, 2022

Joe Iconis Releases Halloween Compilation A(aaagh!)lbum October 21 by Logan Culwell-Block

The release from the Be More Chill songwriter includes 11 spooky tracks with performances from George Salazar, Andrew Rannells, Taylor Trensch, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:55PM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Episode 322: BroadwayCon 2022 gets Broadwaysted! by Automatic Episode Import

We're back LIVE baby! Play along as Will Roland (@actually_will_roland - Dear Evan Hansen, Be More Chill), Andrew Barth Feldman (@andrewbfeldman_ - Dear Evan Hansen), and Lesli Margherita (@…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:01AM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Get a Sneak Peek of Japan's Be More Chill - Flipboard

Playbill - The musical by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz will run in Tokyo before continuing to Fukuoka and Osaka. Ready to get squipped?

SOURCE: Google at 10:03PM

Get a Sneak Peek of Japan's Be More Chill by Raven Brunner, Michael Wiltbank

The musical by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz will run in Tokyo before continuing to Fukuoka and Osaka.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:00PM

Get a Sneak Peak of Japan's Be More Chill by Raven Brunner, Michael Wiltbank

The musical by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz will run in Tokyo before continuing to Fukuoka and Osaka.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

Photos: BE MORE CHILL Makes Asian Premiere in Japan, Starring Kota Yabu of Hey! Say! JUMP

Be More Chill made its Asian premiere this summer on July 25 at the New National Theatre Playhouse, in Tokyo, and will follow with performances in Fukuoka and Osaka. Be More Chill is dir…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:25AM

Be More Chill Makes Asian Premiere in Tokyo

Pop star Yabu Kota leads the Japanese production of the Joe Iconis musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:24AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Joe Iconis & Family by Andrew Poretz

By Andrew Poretz … Joe Iconis is a prodigious songwriter and playwright primarily known for his successful, campy musical plays, notably Be More Chill, and funny, if not silly, story-based…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:46PM
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Broadway’s Will Roland gives a sneak peek at the world-premiere play ‘The Panic of ‘29’ coming to NYC’s 59E59 by Deb Miller

Fresh off a series of concerts with Joe Iconis & Family last week at 54 Below, sessions at this month’s BroadwayCon, and his long-pandemic-delayed June wedding, NYC native Will Roland …

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 04:08PM
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

THEATER NEWS by Sandi Durell

The Panic of ‘29 at 59E59 Theaters presented by Less Than Rent Theatre,written by Graham Techler (The Moderators) and directed by Max Friedman (Midnight at the Never Get), begins …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:30AM
Saturday, July 9, 2022

A joyful return of ‘Joe Iconis & Family Live’ to NYC’s Feinstein’s/54 Below by Deb Miller

To celebrate last month’s release of Album on Ghostlight Records, Tony-nominated writer and performer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) and a massive mega-talented group of his collaborators and …

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 03:36PM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Be More Chill Star Stephanie Hsu Joins Disney+ Series American Born Chinese by Raven Brunner

The Broadway favorite will reunite with her Everything Everywhere All At Once costar Michelle Yeoh.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Canceled Production of BE MORE CHILL Revived at Turlock High School

A previously canceled production of Joe Iconis' teen sci-fi musical, Be More Chill, has been reinstated at Turlock High School in California.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:01AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Talia Suskauer, James D. Gish, Cleavant Derricks & More to Join Wicked on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's good to see them, isn't it? A slew of new cast members are set to join Broadway's Wicked on May 24. Talia Suskauer will assume the role of Elphaba along with Tony winner Cleavant D…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:24PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Watch Highlights From the Pulitzer-Winning Musical A Strange Loop by Playbill

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop officially opens on Broadway April 26 after a COVID-delayed start of performances starting April 14 at the Lyceum Theatre. The musical, whic…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:33PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Get a First Listen to Andrew Rannells Singing "Kevin" From Joe Iconis' Upcoming Album by Raven Brunner

The Be More Chill creator's 44-track album will debut June 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Monday, April 18, 2022

Stephanie Hsu on How the Film Everything Everywhere All at Once Is Like Be More Chill by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway's Stephanie Hsu seems to be everywhere, and her new film Everything Everywhere All at Once is proving why. The film, written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, is a m…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Thoughts With The Thoughts:A Strange Loop's 'Thoughts' on Bootlegs, Wordle, Calls From Mom, and More by Playbill

We caught the Thoughts of Broadway's A Strange Loop just as they were readying to take their first Broadway bow (the musical starts at the Lyceum Theatre April 12) to get their... well, thou…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:33AM
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Joe Iconis Speaks Out on High School Production of BE MORE CHILL That Was Cancelled for 'Mature Content'

Turlock High School was set to perform Joe Iconis' hit musical Be More Chill from this Thursday, April 7th through today, Sunday, April 10th. Outcry from the site administration caused the s…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:09PM
Friday, April 8, 2022

Get a First Listen to the Title Track From Joe Iconis' Upcoming Album by Raven Brunner

Lin-Manuel Miranda, George Salazar, Krysta Rodriguez, and more are featured on the upcoming release from the Be More Chill creator.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Friday, April 1, 2022

Broadway Games: True or False by JK

Broadway Games: True or False This week's game is pretty straightforward. Which statements are true and which are false? 1. KPop will star an actual KPop star. 2. The Plaza Suite website …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 04:18PM
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Joe Iconis On Creating Love in Hate Nation by Joe Iconis

Learn the classic songs, artists, and stories that went into the writing of this new musical from the Be More Chill songwriter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Broadway Games: History in Order by JK

How well do you know significant (and not so significant) moments in Broadway history? Better yet, do you know when they happened? This week's game asks you to test that knowledge. Good luck…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:12AM
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Chatting with Joe Iconis about ‘The New Wave’ of Broadway by Deb Miller

Tony Award-nominated writer and performer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) isn’t just one of the most supremely talented people in NYC, he’s also one of the busiest and most prolific. Most rec…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:54AM
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

15 Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend March 11-13 - See Alvin Ailey, Lee Roy Reams and Will Roland in concert, monologuist Mike Daisey a by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, March 11 to Sunday, March 13, for…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

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