Update: Broadway Shutdown Extends Through May 2021. Be More Chill follows a New Jersey high schooler named Jeremy Heere as he swallows a supercomputer pill in order to fit in with his classmates, combining styles of 1950s science fiction with recent movies. By signing up you are confirming you are 16 or over. The production enjoyed a stellar run off-Broadway before a six-month spell on Broadway, where it completed its season on 11 August 2019. Be More Chill will be staged in a new production by director Stephen Brackett, choreographer Chase Brock, set designer Beowulf Boritt, costume designer Bobby Frederick Tilley, lighting designer Tyler Micoleau, sound designer Ryan Rumery and projection designer Alex Basco Koch. 9 Keala Settle Videos We Can't Get Enough Of. It ran until June 28, 2015. All of the student characters are Juniors (11th graders) at Middleborough High School (making them either 16 or 17 years old. Jerry Goehring and Lisa Dozier King, a producer and general manager of the Broadway production, respectively, are the executive producers for the UK production. Playwright Jeremy O. 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Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission, John Legend Performs 'Never Break' at the BBMAs, Josh Gad Gets a Surprise From GOOD MORNING AMERICA. You can view the video here below. Festival Returns This November, UofSC Theatre Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS, LITERATURE LIVE! All of the student characters are Juniors (11th graders) at Middleborough High School (making them either 16 or 17 years old. The camera gets covered many times, so many scenes are j… Everything listed here is stuff easily found online, and this page is made to prevent any fans from getting viruses, getting scammed, etc. Scott Folan, Renee Lamb, Millie O’Connell, Blake Patrick Anderson, Miracle Chance, Stewart Clarke, Eloise Davies, James Hameed, Miles Paloma, Christopher Fry, Gabriel Hinchcliffe, Eve Norris and Jon Tsouras. Blending the contemporary with retro sci-fi, this thrillingly exciting, comically subversive, and deeply felt new musical takes on the competing voices in all of our heads. Cast and creative details for the musical sensation BE MORE CHILL plays at London’s The Other Palace until 14 June. Chris Colfer Talks About His Book 'A Tale of Witchcraft', VIRTUE Starring Joshua Henry and Margaret Colin to Stream on BOD, Kristin Chenoweth Performs at Rebel Girls United Rally, Best Moves for Strength and Fitness from MFF's Harold Gibbons, Marie's Crisis Pianists Will Resume Daily Sets on Facebook. The new London musical, which markets itself as a cross between Little Shop of Horrors and Dear Evan Hansen , is to be directed by Stephen Brackett , who returns to direct from the New York run. Subscribe to our newsletter. It’s a bootleg of the show‘s actual content, besides the trailer and the making of the video. View our Privacy Policy. However, the musical takes place in the Fall, so most of them would be 16.) According to The New Yorker, “If you fed Dear Evan Hansen to the Little Shop of Horrors plant, you'd get BE MORE CHILL.” In other words, it’s both a relatable tale about how far we’ll go for a little validation… and an otherworldly delight about a loveable geek and his very invasive (im)plant. Character information . Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Charlie Rosen, music vocal arrangements by Emily Marshall, UK musical direction by Louisa Green and UK casting is by Will Burton. Theatre Fan? The musical premiered on May 30, 2015 at the Two River Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey. Featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, a premiere UK production will open at The Other Palace on February 12, 2020. What's New on BroadwayHD for October 2020? Desperately trying to fit in and be noticed, he finds out about ‘The Squip’. Read a review of Be More Chill from New York Theatre Guide here. Character information . (Broadway has also offered Mean Girls and The Prom, also set in high schools, the first of which has become an enduring hit but the second closed last summer). An unprecedented international phenomenon, this original and hilarious show exploded onto the musical theatre scene and electrified audiences during its runs off- and on Broadway. For more information, read here. Casting for the UK production will be announced at a later date. Be More Chill became a huge cult sensation following millions of plays online after an initial premiere in 2015. The Other Palace stays chill . The musical, which had a Broadway run last season, will play The Other Palace in London beginning Feb. 12, 2020 and currently set to play through May 3. Recommended for ages 12+. The cast of Be More Chill in London began their run in mid-February of this year, only to have their show closed after a few weeks of performances. This website uses cookies to personalise yourexperience Our partners will collect data and use cookies for ad personalisation and measurement. We do not own and have not created any bootlegs. What if popularity came in a pill? Featuring a Tony-nominated score by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz and inspired by Ned Vizzini's novel, the show follows a teen who takes a pill to become more popular. The official website for the musical sensation BE MORE CHILL the musical plays at London’s The Other Palace until 14 June. The oldest and first dedicated online London theatre guide, News and tickets for over 250 West End & off-West End shows, Follow us for the latest theatre newsTwitter Facebook Instagram. The musical, based on the novel of the same name by Ned Vizzini, recently played Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre. And ultimately proves, there's never been a better time in history to be yourself-especially if you're a loser...geek...or whatever. What's New on BroadwayHD for October 2020? Be More Chill London cast and creatives UK casting for Be More Chill has yet to be announced but will be handled by Will Burton . Tickets range from $7.50-$9.99 and are available at bpn.fm/bemorechill. Ahead of the UK premiere of Be More Chill at The Other Palace next year, initial casting has been announced. 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