Be More Chill

Name: Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: July 26, 2018
Opening date: August 9, 2018
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
It’s called a Squip. A tiny supercomputer inside a pill. Swallow one and a personalized voice will tell you how to dress, how to speak, how to… become cool.

Jeremy Heere is your average, nothing-special teenager at Middleborough High in nothing-special New Jersey... until the day he finds out about “The Squip." Thus begins a journey that pits Jeremy's desire to be popular against his struggle to remain true to his authentic self. Be More Chill is an honest, edgy, super-hilarious look at coming of age in the digital age, set to some of the most exciting songs in contemporary musical theater. This original musical comedy looks at modern issues like depression, bullying, and anxiety through the lens of sci-fi films of the 50s, horror flicks of the 80s, and teen movies of the 90s. Little Shop of Horrors meets The Breakfast Club in this celebration of outcasts, teenaged or otherwise. Based on the cult sensation novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill is already beloved by millions of theater fans because of its best-selling Billboard Top 10 cast recording. Come see what all the fuss is about this summer on 42nd Street. It’s what your Squip would tell you to do.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Ned Vizzini Original Author
Joe Tracz Book
Joe Iconis Music & Lyrics
Stephen Brackett Director
Emily Marshall Musical Director
Chase Brock Choreographer
Beowulf Boritt Set Designer
Bobby Frederick Tilley II Costume Designer
Tyler Micoleau Lighting Designer

Actor Role
Gerard Canonico Rich
Katlyn Carlson Chloe
Stephanie Hsu Christine
Tiffany Mann Jenna
Lauren Marcus Brooke
Will Roland Jeremy
George Salazar Michael
Britton Smith Jake
Jason Tam Squip
Jason SweetTooth Williams Jeremy's Dad
Cameron Bond Jeremy's Dad UNDERSTUDY
Troy Iwata Rich / Jeremy / Michael / Jake / The Squip UNDERSTUDY
Talia Suskauer Chloe / Brooke / Jenna UNDERSTUDY