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Be More Chill

Until October 25, 2020

Be More Chill is Broadway's wiliest and socially savviest night out for teens and parents alike!

Variety (Broadway run)

Why See Be More Chill?

Broadway ShowsMusicalsTony Nominees2019 Tony NomineesYoung Adult

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED: Performances have been suspended up to and including July 1st 2020

The Squips are Coming!

Hot off the back of an awesome Broadway run the unassuming musical hit Be More Chill is heading to the Midwest for its Chicago premiere! 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. Nominated for a 2019 Tony Award for Best Original Score!

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 Chicago to get a slice of the action...

This slightly tweaked version 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'.

Did you know?

Be More Chill is currently being made into a film, how cool is that?!

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Previews from: 7 July 2020

Opening night: 17 July 2020

Run time

Approximately Two hours, 30 minutes with one intermission

And before you stop reading

Please note that the images used are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the current cast.

Cast and Creative


Music & Lyrics by Joe Iconis
Written by Joe Tracz
Directed by Stephen Brackett



Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Music


Best Original Score - Joe Iconis

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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".

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