Lyceum Theatre, (3/10/2019 - Present)

First Preview: Feb 13, 2019
Opening Date: Mar 10, 2019
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 30
Total Performances: 9 as of March 17, 2019

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Suburban New Jersey. Now.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)

Produced by Gerald Goehring, Michael F. Mitri, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Marc David Levine, Marlene and Gary Cohen,, Viertel Routh Frankel Baruch Group, Jenny Niederhoffer, Ben Holtzman and Sammy Lopez, Jenn Maley and Cori Stolbun, Joan and Robert Rechnitz, Chris Blastings/Simpson & Longthorne, Koenigsberg/Federman/Adler, YesBroadway Productions, Kumiko Yoshii, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, Jay and Cindy Gutterman/Caiola Productions, Phil Kenny/Jim Kierstead, deRoy/Winkler/Batchelder, Jonathan Demar/Kim Vasquez, Brad Blume/Gemini Theatrical Investors, LLC, Alisa and Charlie Thorne, Fred and Randi Sternfeld, Connor Tinglum/Andrew Hendrick, Ashlee Latimer and Jenna Ushkowitz and Two River Theater

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

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: Jimmy Lawlor; Associate Sound Design: Brian McDonald; Associate Projection Design: John Erickson; Associate Hair Design: Cassie Williams; Associate Makeup Design: Rachel Estabrook

Executive Producer: Gerald Goehring; General Manager: LDK Productions and Lisa Dozier King; Company Manager: Daniel Hoyos

Production Supervisor: SenovvA; Production Stage Manager: Amanda Michaels; Stage Manager: Michael Rico Cohen

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

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Opening Night Cast

Will RolandJeremy Heere
Stephanie HsuChristine Canigula
George SalazarMichael Mell
Jason TamThe Squip
Gerard CanonicoRich Goranski
Katlyn Carlson
Broadway debut
Chloe Valentine
Tiffany MannJenna Rolan
Lauren Marcus
Broadway debut
Brooke Lohst
Britton SmithJake Dillinger
Jason SweetTooth Williams
Broadway debut
Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Scary Stockboy

Understudies: Cameron Bond (Jake Dillinger, Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Scary Stockboy, The Squip), Gerard Canonico (Jeremy Heere), Anthony Chatmon II (Jake Dillinger, Michael Mell, Rich Goranski, The Squip), Morgan Siobhan Green (Brooke Lohst, Chloe Valentine, Christine Canigula, Jenna Rolan), Troy Iwata (Jeremy Heere, Michael Mell, Rich Goranski), Talia Suskauer (Brooke Lohst, Chloe Valentine, Christine Canigula, 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 SurviveJeremy Heere, Michael Mell and Ensemble
I Love Play RehearsalChristine Canigula
The Squip SongRich Goranski and Ensemble
Two-Player GameJeremy Heere and Michael Mell
Be More ChillThe Squip and Ensemble
Do You Wanna Ride?Brooke Lohst and Chloe Valentine
Be More Chill Part 2The Squip, Jeremy Heere and Ensemble
Sync UpEnsemble
A Guy That I'd Kinda Be IntoChristine Canigula and Ensemble
UpgradeBrooke Lohst, The Squip, Jake Dillinger, Christine Canigula, Jeremy Heere and Ensemble
Loser Geek WhateverJeremy Heere
ACT 2 Sung By
Do You Wanna Hang?Chloe Valentine
Michael in the BathroomMichael 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 SongMr. Heere and Michael Mell
The Pitiful ChildrenThe Squip and Ensemble
The PlayEnsemble
Voices in My HeadJeremy Heere and Ensemble
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