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Be More Chill
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Be More Chill

Feb 13, 2019 - Open Run
Running time: 2:30
PLAYING @
Lyceum Theatre
149 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Subway: F, B, D to 47-50th St/Rockefeller Center
Show Description:

Music

Joe Iconis

Lyrics

Joe Iconis

Book

Joe Tracz - based on the novel by Ned Vizzini

Director

Stephen Brackett

Choreography

Chase Brock

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ADDITIONAL INFO

Audience Advisory
Contains mature themes and mature language.
Age Guidance: 13
Show Notes
1 Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps into the theatre from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theatre, we are unable to provide assistance.
Seating
Orchestra Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. No steps to the designated wheelchair seating locations. Mezzanine Located on the 2nd level, up 2 flight of stairs from the Orchestra. Please note: on the Mezzanine level there are approximately 2 steps per row. Entrance to mezzanine is behind row J. Balcony Located on the 3rd level, up 4 flights of stairs from Orchestra. There is a separate entrance from street level.
Elevator\Escalator
There is no elevator or escalator at this theatre. Handrails are available at the end of every stepped seat row in the Mezzanine and Balcony.
Entrance
No steps into the theater from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theater, we are unable to provide assistance.
Restroom
There is a wheelchair accessible restroom
Water Fountain
Located in the ticket lobby Accessible at 36"
Telephone
Payphone - Located in the ticket lobby. Accessible at 54" w/utility outlet.
Assisted Listening System
Please call: (212) 582-7678 to reserve in advance. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit.

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

The zippy, delightfully devilish Be More Chill is the latest tale of teen angst to convert crippling self-doubt and frustrated desire into the sound of music, and the results are enjoyable not just for their energy and charm but also for the streak of knowing wickedness running through all the pop and fizz. With high-octane music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a smartly tailored book by Joe Tracz — kept clipping vivaciously along by director Stephen Brackett — Be More Chill has a welcome edge of nastiness to it, a hint of Little Shop of Horrors acidity that’s refreshing in a world full of Superheros CONTINUE READING THE VULTURE REVIEW
Much has been written about this heartfelt musical's unlikely road to Broadway, the tiny production in New Jersey, the album that went viral (more than 200 million downloads and counting), the Off-Broadway run that sold out before it opened. And everything's been spruced up for Broadway — the cool computer-screen set by Beowulf Boritt, the outlandish costumes by Bobby Frederick Tilley II, the slick projections by Alex Bosco Koch. As the squip sings near the end of the first act, "you gotta get an upgrade." And with this one, "Be More Chill" gets a fighting chance to stand out in a capacity crowd of musicals about kids who don't feel like they belong.  CONTINUE READING THE NEWSDAY REVIEW
The Broadway “Be More Chill” feels more even and flows more smoothly than it did Off Broadway. On occasion you missed the frenetic, awkward pace of the original: the Off Broadway “Be More Chill” felt gawky, quick and weird, like its subject matter. The new “Be More Chill,” on the other hand, seems to want to grow up faster and get to the point more sharply. Still, rushed or relaxed, “Be More Chill” is Broadway’s wiliest and socially savviest night out for teens and parents alike. CONTINUE READING THE VARIETY REVIEW

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