Thursday, August 16, 2018

See Be More Chill, Once on This Island, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park by Marc J. Franklin

The free lunchtime concert series concluded with a final show August 16.

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Three on the Aisle: Can We Call Someone Pretty? by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, the critics discuss when it's appropriate to discuss an actor's appearance in a review, plus they battle over 'Be More Chill.'

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WATCH: George Salazar Sings New Version of Joe Iconis' ‘The Goodbye Song’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Be More Chill star and composer Joe Iconis go inside the studio with the new rendition from Two-Player Game.

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Brief 8/16: PRETTY WOMAN Opens Tonight, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Pretty Woman officially opens tonight, the cast of Be More Chill and more perform at Broadway in Bryant Park, and more

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Be More Chill Among Broadway in Bryant Park Offerings This Week by Mark A. Robinson

It’s an exciting week at Broadway in Bryant Park, with a lineup that includes the recently opened Off-Broadway production of Be More Chill scheduled. The musical, which has proven to be a …

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BWW Album Review: George Salazar and Joe Iconis's TWO-PLAYER GAME is Entertaining and Fun by David Clarke

Before BE MORE CHILL was an Off-Broadway sensation, actor and singer George Salazar and composer-lyricist-book writer Joe Iconis were close friends. Over the years, Salazar has gotten to sin…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018

Be More Chill: Loud Musical About a Desperate Teenage Social Outcast by David Finkle

★★★ Songwriter Joe Iconis, bookwriter Joe Tracz transfer Ned Vizzini's popular YA novel to the stage The post Be More Chill: Loud Musical About a Desperate Teenage Social Outcast appea…

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WATCH: George Salazar Sings an Off-Brand Song From Be More Chill by Ruthie Fierberg

Joe Iconis and Salazar go inside the album Two-Player Game on the special recording of the tune.

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Today on Broadway: Monday, August 13, 2018 (fixed) by James Marino

Note: there was an upload error this morning that caused some to get Friday’s show. This is fixed now. Listen: “Be More Chill” Extends for One Week, Broadway Comes Together…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, August 13, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Be More Chill” Extends for One Week, Broadway Comes Together to Sleep Out for Homeless Youth, and this Week’s Theatrical Schedule! “Today on Broadway” …

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

This Week on Broadway for August 12, 2018: Twelfth Night by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Twelfth Night @ Delacorte Theater, Wars of the Roses: Henry VI & Richard III @ HB Studio, Be More Chill @ Signature Center,…

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

BWW Review: Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's Hard-Rocking, Super-Charged and Very Well Written BE MORE CHILL by Michael Dale

It may not have the romantic sweep of 'Some Enchanted Evening' or the driving intensity of 'Don't Rain On My Parade,' but so far, the best new theatre song of this young season is a finely-c…

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Spotlight: Joe Iconis, “Be More Chill” by James Marino

The Spotlight podcast is hosted by Jena Tesse Fox. Guest: Joe Iconis, “Be More Chill” Be More Chill website Joe Iconis website Be More Chill current off-Broadway, July 26, 2018 t…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Upgrade! BE MORE CHILL Adds A Week of Performances to Sold Out Off-Broadway Run! by BroadwayWorld

Be More Chill, the new hit musical has extended by popular demand. Having sold out its entire run prior to opening night,Be More Chillhas now extended its limited engagement one week through…

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Be More Chill Extends Off-Broadway Engagement by Ryan McPhee

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical celebrated its opening at the Pershing Square Signature Center August 9.

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Be More Chill

Be More Chill Off Broadway, Pershing Square Signature Center Reviewed by Lexi Orphanos BOTTOM LINE: Be More Chill champions the idea that losers are those who lose friends, and redefines w…

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Be More Chill Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz Musical opened at the Signature Theatre August 9.

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Photo Coverage: NYC Gets an Upgrade! Go Inside Opening Night of BE MORE CHILL! by Jennifer Broski

The highly anticipated musical Be More Chill is now running through September 23 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center 480 West 42nd Street, NYC and justopenedla…

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Read Reviews for the Off-Broadway Premiere of Be More Chill by Olivia Clement

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical celebrated its official opening at the Signature Theatre August 9. Read what critics think.

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Brief 8/10: Inside Opening Night of BE MORE CHILL, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories we took you inside last night's opening of Be More Chill off-Broadway, and more

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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 10, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: All-Female “Glengarry Glen Ross,” “Tootsie,” “Bull Durham,” David Cromer, Mark Ballas, and Maybe “Be More Chill” and Snoop Dogg are He…

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Be More Chill is Infectious Joy On Stage and Off by Sandi Durell

  By Martha Wade Steketee     You will hear, see, and feel the future of musical theater in the Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz creation Be More Chill, now at The Pershing Square Sig…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ‘BE MORE CHILL’ IS EXPLOSIVE FUN: REVIEW by James Feinberg

The musical Be More Chill has some baggage. It’s about high school angst that verges on cliché, and it’s a showcase for the kind of head-banging pop, in this case by composer/lyricist J…

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Hot, Cold, and Everything in Between: ‘Be More Chill’ by Matthew Wexler

Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's social media sensation musical finally arrives Off-Broadway, and the results are pretty electric.

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Be More Chill Review: Sci-Fi Fantasy of Teen Angst Makes it to Off-Broadway by Jonathan Mandell

To outsiders, Be More Chill is a hyper-energetic pop-rock musical opening tonight Off-Broadway, starring Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen) as a high school student named Jeremy Heere who sees h…

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Review: A High School Meltdown Heats Up ‘Be More Chill’ by Ben Brantley

This high-energy, high-anxiety musical, a hit on social media even before it opened, reflects the metabolism of its teenage audience.

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Review: Be More Chill by Brian Scott Lipton

Adults (especially those attending without the young ones) may be less inclined to swallow this Chill pill.

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Trying to Understand Why Dopey, Shrill ‘Be More Chill’ Has So Many Fans by David Cote

'Be More Chill' lacks the yearning and pain of 'Dear Evan Hansen,' the whip-smart satire of 'Mean Girls,' and has a generic score. Why do people love it?

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Be More Chill: pics, video and review by New York Theater

To outsiders, “Be More Chill” is a hyper-energetic pop-rock musical opening tonight Off-Broadway, starring Will Roland (“Dear Evan Hansen”) as a high school student n…

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