Be More Chill
The Other Palace, London
“It’s impossible to be chill about BE MORE CHILL” (Broadway World). A universal, sci-fi tinged story about the competing voices in all of our heads, this “fantastically funny” (The Guardian) musical “fizzes with feel-good energy” (The Stage) and features “an absolutely terrific young British cast” (The Telegraph). Tickets are selling fast — get yours NOW before they’re gone!
★★★★ ‘Glorious! Fantastically funny... with heart' The Guardian
★★★★ ‘A universal story with an absolutely terrific young British cast' The Telegraph
★★★★ ‘High shcool geek meeting The Matrix' Metro
BE MORE CHILL is the new musical sensation that’s about to invade your brain... in the best way. An unprecedented international phenomenon, this original and hilarious show exploded onto the musical theatre scene and electrified audiences during its runs off- and on Broadway. Featuring a Tony Award®-nominated score bursting with addictive earworms, BE MORE CHILL is a mind-bendingly fun hit about the competing voices in all of our heads.
It’s just your atypical love story - a guy (he wants to fit in), a girl (she wants to be noticed), and the supercomputer inside the guy’s head that tells him what to do (it wants to take over the world!). According to The New Yorker, "If you fed Dear Evan Hansen to the Little Shop of Horrors plant, you’d get BE MORE CHILL." In other words, it’s both a relatable tale about how far we’ll go for a little validation... and an otherworldly delight about a loveable geek and his very invasive (im)plant. What’s not to love?
The leads roles of Jeremy Heere will be played by Scott Folan (recent credits include Mother of Him at Park Theatre, Damned By Despair at the National Theatre) and Michael Mell by Blake Patrick Anderson (previous musicals credits include Straight Dave in Pet Shop Boys’ Closer to Heaven and Starlight Express).
Two former Queens join the Be More Chill company in the shape of Renee Lamb and Millie O’Connell. They both starred in one of Britain’s most celebrated and popular new musicals: Six: The Musical. Renee played Catherine of Aragon in the original Arts Theatre production, and Millie played Anne Boleyn at the Arts Theatre.
Also announced today are: Miracle Chance as Christine Canigula, Stewart Clarke as The Squip, Eloise Davies as Brooke Lohst, James Hameed as Rich Goranski, Miles Paloma as Jake Dillinger, Christopher Fry as Mr Heere and Mr Reyes and Eve Norris (swing) with further company members to be announced.
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BOOKING PERIOD: 12 February - 1 August 2020
RUNNING TIME: 2 hours 30 minutes (including an interval)
AGE GUIDANCE: 12+ - The musical has mature themes and mature language. We ask that patrons consider the individual needs of younger theatergoers before bringing them to the show.
VENUE: The Other Palace, 12 Palace St, Westminster, London SW1E 5JA