Get a First Listen to 'The Truth Is a Lie' From The Jonathan Larson Project Album

Get a First Listen to 'The Truth Is a Lie' From The Jonathan Larson Project Album

This never-before-recorded song from the late Rent composer is performed by Lauren Marcus, Nick Blaemire, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, and George Salazar. Lauren Marcus (Be More Chill), Nick Blaemire (tick tick...BOOM!), Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening), Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening), and George Salazar (Be More Chill) sing…

New York Magazine: Freaking Out About Be More Chill

New York Magazine: Freaking Out About Be More Chill

At the center of the Lyceum Theatre, a Broadway house built in 1903, the Be More Chill set protrudes into its filigreed Beaux-Arts surroundings with concentric frames resembling the beveled outlines of an iPhone. The set has the sheen of a giant video screen, rigged with projections that display the circuitry and computer code essential to the…

Vanity Fair: The Cast of Broadway’s Be More Chill Is Ready for Their Close-Up

Vanity Fair: The Cast of Broadway’s Be More Chill Is Ready for Their Close-Up

The futuristic novel-turned-musical finds its final home on the theater stage and expects to draw crowds from across the country. “Mean Girls meets The Matrix” is how a cast member from the initial run of Be More Chill described the musical in 2015. Today, lead actor Will Roland likes to call it “Little Shop of Horrors meets Ready Player One.” Based…

Broadway First Dates: Be More Chill's Joe Iconis and Lauren Marcus

Broadway First Dates: Be More Chill's Joe Iconis and Lauren Marcus

Musical theater, a trip to Scotland, and a barstool mishap was the recipe for this Broadway love connection. Be More Chill is bringing two Broadway debuts to one family this season. Spouses Joe Iconis (the show's composer) and Lauren Marcus (who plays Brooke) are in the midst of previews at the Lyceum Theatre where Be More Chill is set to…

Lauren joins Sierra Boggess, Derek Klena, and Lindsay Mendez in "New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP" at Joe's Pub, singing "Santa Baby."

Lauren joins Sierra Boggess, Derek Klena, and Lindsay Mendez in "New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP" at Joe's Pub, singing "Santa Baby."

Lauren joins Sierra Boggess, Derek Klena, and Lindsay Mendez in “New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTE”' at Joe's Pub, singing “Santa Baby.” Playbill article here, and check out some soundcheck action in the video below!

Catch Lauren in the New York Times Rehearsing the Jonathan Larson Project

Catch Lauren in the New York Times Rehearsing the Jonathan Larson Project

Jonathan Larson wrote “Rent.” Lots of people know that. But in the years before that 1996 show — and his untimely death, at 35, hours before its first preview — he wrote dozens of other songs, most of which have never been heard by the general public. That’s about to change. The New York club…

WATCH: Theatermania Previews "Green Street" from The Jonathan Larson Project

WATCH: Theatermania Previews "Green Street" from The Jonathan Larson Project

The lost songs of Rent composer Jonathan Larson will hit the stage in the upcoming concert series The Jonathan Larson Project at Feinstein's/54 Below, October 9-14. With an all-star cast made up of Nick Blaemire, Lauren Marcus, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and George Salazar, the concert will feature…

Humans of Broadway Leans in for a Personal Chat with Lauren

Humans of Broadway Leans in for a Personal Chat with Lauren

“I have such a tendency to cover up everything with humor, and I’m a pretty bubbly person naturally, so I’ve really been surprised by friends and acquaintances over the past few months who truly had no idea that my alopecia is something that I am deeply, deeply struggling with every day. For example, I didn’t…