MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 10, 2019
Closing Date
Aug 11, 2019
1st Preview
Feb 13, 2019
1st Preview
Feb 13, 2019
Previews
30
Performances (as of Jul 14, 2019)
145
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Current
Lyceum Theatre
(Mar 10, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019)

Setting
Suburban New Jersey. Now.

Media
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World premiere production commissioned and originally produced in 2015 in Red Bank, NJ by Two River Theater
Book by Joe Tracz; Music by Joe Iconis; Lyrics by Joe Iconis; Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini; Music orchestrated by Charlie Rosen; Vocal arrangements by Emily Marshall; Dance arrangements by Rob Berman; Musical Director: Emily Marshall; Associate Musical Dir.: Geoffrey Ko
Directed by Stephen Brackett; Choreographed by Chase Brock; Associate Choreographer: Alicia Lundgren; Assistant Director: Max Friedman
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Bobby Frederick Tilley II; Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau; Sound Design by Ryan Rumery; Projection Design by Alex Basco Koch; Wig Design by Dave Bova; Make-Up Design by Dave Bova; Associate Scenic Design: Jared Rutherford; Associate Costume Design: Amanda Jenks; Associate Lighting Design: James E. Lawlor III; Associate Sound Design: Brian McDonald; Associate Projection Design: John Erickson; Associate Hair Design: Cassie Williams; Associate Makeup Design: Rachel Estabrook; Assistant Scenic Design: Alexis Distler; Assistant Costume Design: Martín Lara Avila and Courtney Irizarry; Assistant Lighting Design: Colin Chauche; Assistant Sound Design: Hidenori Nakajo; Assistant Projection Design: Stivo Arnoczy; Moving Lights Programmer: Brad Gray
Executive Producer: Gerald Goehring; General Manager: LDK Productions and Lisa Dozier King; Company Manager: Daniel Hoyos; Assistant Co. Mgr: Andrew Lieberman
Production Supervisor: SenovvA; Production Stage Manager: Amanda Michaels; Stage Manager: Michael Rico Cohen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Kaleigh Bernier
Musical Supervisor: Charlie Rosen; Musical Coordinator: Michael Aarons; Conducted by Emily Marshall; Keyboard 1: Emily Marshall; Theremin/Trumpt/Flugabone/Recorder: Danny Jonokuchi; Woodwinds/Keyboard 2/Vocoder: Josh Plotner; Guitar 1: Mike Rosengarten; Guitar 2 & Ukulele: Charlie Rosen; Drums/Percussion: Marques Walls; Bass: Dennis Michael Keefe; Music Copying: Danielle Gimbal; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen; Ableton Programmer: Taylor Williams and Dana Haynes
Casting: Telsey + Company, Adam Caldwell, CSA and Rebecca Scholl, CSA; Press Representative: Keith Sherman & Associates; Advertising: AKA; Social Media: Marathon Digital; Fight direction by J. David Brimmer; Vocal Coach: Amanda Flynn; Fight Captain: Jason SweetTooth Williams; Dance Captain: Anthony Chatmon II; Assistant Dance Captain: Talia Suskauer
Jeremy Heere
Christine Canigula
Michael Mell
The Squip
Rich Goranski
Katlyn Carlson
Broadway debut
Chloe Valentine
Jenna Rolan
Lauren Marcus
Broadway debut
Brooke Lohst
Jake Dillinger
Jason SweetTooth Williams
Broadway debut
Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Scary Stockboy
Understudies: Cameron Bond (The Squip, Jake Dillinger, Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Scary Stockboy), Gerard Canonico (Jeremy Heere), Anthony Chatmon II (The Squip, Jake Dillinger, Michael Mell, Rich Goranski), Morgan Siobhan Green (Brooke Lohst, Christine Canigula, Chloe Valentine, Jenna Rolan), Troy Iwata (Jeremy Heere, Michael Mell, Rich Goranski), Talia Suskauer (Christine Canigula, Brooke Lohst, Chloe Valentine, Jenna Rolan) and Joel Waggoner (Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Scary Stockboy)
music by Joe Iconis; lyrics by Joe Iconis
Act 1
Sung By
More Than Survive
Jeremy Heere, Michael Mell and Ensemble
I Love Play Rehearsal
Christine Canigula
The Squip Song
Rich Goranski and Ensemble
Two-Player Game
Jeremy Heere and Michael Mell
Be More Chill
The Squip and Ensemble
Do You Wanna Ride?
Brooke Lohst and Chloe Valentine
Be More Chill Part 2
The Squip, Jeremy Heere and Ensemble
Sync Up
Ensemble
A Guy That I'd Kinda Be Into
Christine Canigula and Ensemble
Upgrade
Brooke Lohst, The Squip, Jake Dillinger, Christine Canigula, Jeremy Heere and Ensemble
Loser Geek Whatever
Jeremy Heere
Act 2
Sung By
Halloween
Ensemble
Do You Wanna Hang?
Chloe Valentine
Michael in the Bathroom
Michael Mell
A Guy That I'd Kinda Be Into (Reprise)
Christine Canigula and Jeremy Heere
The Smartphone Hour (Rich Set a Fire)
Jenna Rolan, Chloe Valentine, Brooke Lohst and The Girls
The Pants Song
Mr. Heere and Michael Mell
The Pitiful Children
The Squip and Ensemble
The Play
Ensemble
Voices in My Head
Jeremy Heere and Ensemble

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2019 Nominee
Music by Joe Iconis
Lyrics by Joe Iconis

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2019 Nominee
George Salazar
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2019 Nominee
Stephanie Hsu
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2019 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Charlie Rosen
 

MTI Award for Outstanding Lyrics

2019 Nominee
Lyrics by Joe Iconis
 

MTI Award for Outstanding Music

2019 Nominee
Music by Joe Iconis
 

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

2019 Nominee
Costume Design by Bobby Frederick Tilley II
 

Outstanding Projection Design

2019 Nominee
Projection Design by Alex Basco Koch
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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