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Bio:
Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The ... (read complete bio)
BWW TV: Broadway Chills Out on the Red Carpet for Opening Night of BE MORE CHILL! Photo BWW TV: Broadway Chills Out on the Red Carpet for Opening Night of BE MORE CHILL!
by TV - Red Carpets - Mar 10, 2019

The Lyceum Theatre is the place to be today as Broadway gets an upgrade! The cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, officially opens tonight, March 10, 2019.

BWW TV: Who Would Your Squip Look Like? The BE MORE CHILL Cast Answers! Photo BWW TV: Who Would Your Squip Look Like? The BE MORE CHILL Cast Answers!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2019

The Lyceum Theatre is the place to be today as Broadway gets an upgrade! The cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, officially opens tonight, March 10, 2019.

Take a Chill Pill! BE MORE CHILL Opens Tonight! Photo Take a Chill Pill! BE MORE CHILL Opens Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2019

Take a chill pill! Tonight, March 10, 2019, Be More Chill will officially open at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.

Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Stage World Premiere of A STRANGE LOOP Photo Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Stage World Premiere of A STRANGE LOOP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Playwrights Horizons, in association with Page 73, present the world premiere production of A Strange Loop, with book, music, and lyrics by 2017 Jonathan Larson Award and2017 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award-winner Michael R. Jackson, directed by Stephen Brackett (Be More Chill, Buyer and Cellar), and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly (Playwrights: If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka; Ugly (Black Queer Zoo), Fairview).

BE MORE CHILL's Katlyn Carlson Is Taking Over Instagram For Opening Night! Photo BE MORE CHILL's Katlyn Carlson Is Taking Over Instagram For Opening Night!
by Linnae Medeiros - Mar 8, 2019

C'mon c'mon, we're getting an upgrade this weekend because Be More Chill's Katlyn Carlson is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for the show's opening night this Sunday, March 10! So get your Mountain Dew ready and tune in throughout the day to see all of the excitement of opening and Katlyn's official Broadway debut!

Photo Flash: Forget Being Chill, BE MORE CHILL Releases New Photos! Photo Photo Flash: Forget Being Chill, BE MORE CHILL Releases New Photos!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Be More Chill, now playing at Lyceum Theatre on Broadway, officially opens this Sunday evening, March 10 at 6:30PM. We've got brand new photos of the exciting new show, check them out below!

BWW TV: Ready for Your Upgrade? Watch Highlights from BE MORE CHILL on Broadway! Photo BWW TV: Ready for Your Upgrade? Watch Highlights from BE MORE CHILL on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2019

On Sunday night, March 10, 2019, Be More Chill will officially open at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW Interview: Chris McCarrell Talks THE LIGHTNING THIEF on Tour and More! Photo BWW Interview: Chris McCarrell Talks THE LIGHTNING THIEF on Tour and More!
by Katie Laban - Feb 27, 2019

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is the exciting musical adaptation that features a thrilling original rock score of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan is playing the Fisher Theatre from February 26th through March 9th in Detroit. The book series has sold more than 100 million copies of book series sold worldwide and the theatrical production had a sold-out run in New York City where it earned three Drama Desk Award nominations including Best Musical. As the son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. BroadwayWorld Detroit had a chance to speak with Chris McCarrell, who originated the role of Percy Jackson and is currently touring with the show as him, about why fans of the book will love The Lightning Thief and random theatre-goers will be entertained as well - plus so much more! Check out what Chris had to say below:

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to BE MORE CHILL Plus a Backstage Tour with Stephen Brackett and Photo Bid Now on 2 Tickets to BE MORE CHILL Plus a Backstage Tour with Stephen Brackett and George Salazar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Bid to win the chance to sit in the Squip Zone and experience the coolest new musical about being a loser, Be More Chill!

Bring on the Monsters! THE LIGHTNING THIEF Trio Talks Life on the Road & More Photo Bring on the Monsters! THE LIGHTNING THIEF Trio Talks Life on the Road & More
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 23, 2019

Percy Jackson has hit the road! The National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has already visited cities across the country, and this March it returns to New York City for a six-performance run at the Beacon Theatre. Below, we chat with the show's three stars, Kristin Stokes, Jorrel Javier, and Percy Jackson himself, Chris McCarrell. Watch as they talk about slaying monsters onstage, why their fanbase is so special, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 2/22: Shoshana Bean in WAITRESS, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/22: Shoshana Bean in WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Friday! Finish off your week right by catching up on the latest Broadway news before you kick back for the weekend!

Photo Flash: All New Photos from BE MORE CHILL's Broadway Upgrade Photo Photo Flash: All New Photos from BE MORE CHILL's Broadway Upgrade
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Be More Chill is currently playing its debut Broadway run at The Lyceum Theatre. Get a first look at the production below! 

BWW Poll: Which BE MORE CHILL Song Are You Excited to See Get a Broadway Upgrade? Photo BWW Poll: Which BE MORE CHILL Song Are You Excited to See Get a Broadway Upgrade?
by BWW Polls - Feb 20, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the musical sensation Be More Chill started previews this past week and has already broken the house record at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre! With the show having previous incarnations at both the Two River Theater in New Jersey and Off-Broadway at the Pershing Square Signature Center, we wanted to know which of its Joe Iconis songs you are most excited to see get an upgrade on the Great White Way!

BE MORE CHILL Breaks House Record In First Week On Broadway Photo BE MORE CHILL Breaks House Record In First Week On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

There is no chill to be found here! In its first week on Broadway, Be More Chill has set a new record at The Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, Be More Chill breaks the house record for a seven-performance week. The previous record was held by the 2008 production of Macbeth starring Patrick Stewart, which grossed $584,033.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Blazes through the Kennedy Center Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Blazes through the Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 17, 2019

Many of the audience members clearly knew the source material better than I did going in – if the entrance applause and excitement of the people around me was any indicator. However, I think it's safe to say we were all equally charmed by the end – even me, an admittedly jaded musical theater junkie.

#TBT: BE MORE CHILL Gives Off-Broadway An Upgrade! Photo #TBT: BE MORE CHILL Gives Off-Broadway An Upgrade!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway has gotten an upgrade this week as Be More Chill started previews at the Lyceum Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's rehearsals for this past summer's Off-Broadway run at the Signature Theater Company! Get your squip ready, and check out the footage below!

Broadway Gets An Upgrade as BE MORE CHILL Begins Previews Tonight! Photo Broadway Gets An Upgrade as BE MORE CHILL Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Broadway gets an upgrade as Be More Chill arrives tonight at the Lyceum Theatre! The official opening night is Sunday evening, March 10.

Wake Up With BWW 2/13: BE MORE CHILL Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/13: BE MORE CHILL Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a happy first preview to the cast and crew of Be More Chill! The show begins performances tonight at the Lyceum Theatre!

BE MORE CHILL Begins This Week, Rush Tickets Daily Photo BE MORE CHILL Begins This Week, Rush Tickets Daily
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Be More Chill arrives on Broadway this week. Performances start at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) this Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM.

Barrington Stage Announces INTO THE WOODS & Five World Premieres for 2019 Season Photo Barrington Stage Announces INTO THE WOODS & Five World Premieres for 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today its 25th Anniversary season, which will feature four world premieres, including the new musical from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb; America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of The American Negro by Stacey Rose; American Underground by Brent Askari; and Ragtag Theatre's Hansel and Gretel, commissioned by BSC.

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