Be More Chill
|Name(s):||Be More Chill|
|Date(s):||Book published in 2005
Original Musical run in June 2015 Off-Broadway run in August 2018Broadway Run in March 2019
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Be More Chill is a musical by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz. It was adapted from a book of the same name by Ned Vizzini. The musical ran from May 30 to June 21 at the Two River Theater in Red Bank New Jersey and was given a cast album thanks to Ghostlight Records. Despite being released off-off-Broadway, the show gained an avid following on Tumblr in 2017. The show later was given an Off-Broadway run at the Signature Theatre, and later announced that it would be transferring to the Lyceum Theatre for a Broadway run, beginning in March 2019. The musical follows Jeremy Heere, a nerdy highschooler, who takeds a pill that contains a supercomputer that will help him act cooler, called a SQUIP.
The fandom is primarily centered around the musical. Popular pairings include Jeremy Heere/Michael Mell (Also called Boyf riends or Meremy), Rich Goranski/Jake Dillinger (Also called Height Diffrences or Richjake), and Brooke/Chloe (Also called Pinkberry). Ask blogs for specific characters or AUs are popular.
- Be More Chill- The Play animatic, by ghostskyee
- "MICHAEL IN THE BATHROOM" - Be More Chill animatic, by trash cass
- the smartphone hour // animatic, by kiwichips
- Ask Guys Like Us, a Boyf riends college au ask blog/fancomic where Michael and Jeremy are roommates.
- Contretemps by sassycasp, a Michael/Jeremy fic set during their senior year of high school.