Songbook Concert Be More Chill

Outdoor Concert | Rated PG-13 due to mature language and themes
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Production Info

  • Dates:
    May 15 & 22, 2021
  • Genres:
    Musical, Outdoor Concert

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  • Director:
    Keith Weirich
  • Musical Director:
    Henry Kopczynskie III

About the Concert

Music and Lyrics by Joe Iconis
Book by Joe Tracz
Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini

Be More Chill is the rocking new sci-fi musical sensation that’s about to invade your brain. An unprecedented international phenomenon, this inventive musical exploded onto the 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 hilarious hit about the competing voices in all of our heads.

Jeremy is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about the “Squip” – a tiny supercomputer that promises to give him everything he desires most. It’s 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 and Mean Girls to the plant from Little Shop of Horrors – 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.

Peacock Players all-new Songbook Concert Series allows students the opportunity to train and develop their talents while working on their favorite musical theatre repertoire. Students will virtually audition, be cast in specific roles, and rehearse (both virtually and in-person) musical selections from the score of Be More Chill. This exciting new theatre training program will culminate in a free outdoor showcase concert. Please note that all in-person rehearsals and outdoor showcase performances will follow strict COVID-19 safety practices and protocols.

OPEN AUDITIONS for Ages 14 – 18. ALL ROLES AVAILABLE. In order to comply with NH and CDC guidelines regarding safe social-distancing protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limited cast positions are available.

VIRTUAL AUDITION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 3rd @ 12pm noon
There will be no Callback process associated with this specific audition.

Showtimes

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Show times

  • 2:00 PM

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Show times

  • 2:00 PM

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