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Following its stellar six-month Broadway run and its UK premiere at the Other Palace, the unassuming musical hit Be More Chill is returning to London! The American cult classic of the last half-decade, Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's coming of age tuner follows Jeremy as his quest for cool lands him in a whole heap of trouble.
Garnering a Tony nomination for its pop fulled score, which includes tunes like "More Than Survive" and "Two-Player Game", Be More Chill had been bubbling under the surface of the theatre scene since its premiere production in New Jersey back in 2015. Although Broadway's big wigs had seemingly forgotten about the teen musical, America's musical theatre fans didn't, resulting in over one hundred million album streams of the original cast recording! Now with Broadway finally taking notice of the show's fun and poignant storyline, it's time for London to once again get a slice of the action...
Based on the 2004 novel by Ned Vizzini, Be More Chill tells the story of school loser Jeremy Heere as he strives to become one of the popular kids, by ingesting a pill-sized computer that instructs him in the ways of 'cool'.
Be More Chill is currently being made into a film, how cool is that?!
Opening night: 30 June 2021
Please note that the images used are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the current cast.
Scott Folan as Jeremy Heere
Blake Patrick Anderson as Michael Mell
Millie O'Connell Chloe Valentine
Renee Lamb Jenna Rolan
Miracle Chance as Christine Canigula
Stewart Clarke as The Squip
Eloise Davies as Brooke Lohst
James Hameed as Rich Goranksi
Miles Paloma as Jake Dillinger
Christopher Fry as Mr Heere/MrReyes
Music & Lyrics by Joe Iconis
Written by Joe Tracz
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Best Original Score - Joe Iconis
quirky Fun EXCELLENT
quirky and fun and leaves you with a great life lesson
As life becomes more frantic and our online connections infinite, it's a no-brainer we have a rise in anxiety levels among the youth, an increase in online bullying, and a never-ending obsession to try the "next best thing".Read full review
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