"Be More Chill" Takes Center Stage in Founders Hall

"Be More Chill" Takes Center Stage in Founders Hall

This year's MBS Upper School musical, Be More Chill, takes center stage in Founders Hall from March 1st - 4th and the cast and crew have been working hard on this coming-of-age story with a contemporary twist.

Filled with heart, humor, and catchy pop songs, this science fiction musical centers around Jeremy, an average teenager who finds out about “The Squip,” a tiny supercomputer that promises to bring him the thing he desires most: a chance to be popular in his suburban New Jersey high school.

The talented cast includes:

Jeremy - Daniel Raimer ’26
Squip - Alana Smith ’23
Michael - Ari Mandel ’26
Christine - Maggie Ahern ’23
Chloe - Kaitlin Brown ’24
Brooke - Cameron Weil ’26
Rich - Henry D'Andrea ’24
Jake - Sal D’Agostino ’23
Jenna - Maya Bhide ’23
Jeremy’s Dad - Adin Kasmin ’24
Mr. Reyes - Dylan Mandel ’23
Scary Stockboy - Jonathan Spencer ’25

High School Students, Mall Patrons, Ensemble - Jack Bailey ’24, Paige Benton ’25, Patrick Birnbaum ’25, Kaitlin Blount ’23, Ava D’Agostino ’26, Hannah Everett ’23, Bridget Ewing ’24, Juliette Joubran ’24, Julia Karosen ’26, Maya LaVasseur ’26, Joey Laviola ’26, Egbefe Omonzane ’23, Marlee Ryan ’24, Sydney Samson ’25, Jonathan Spencer ’25, Charlotte Sussman ’25, and Indiya Weinmann ’25.

The crew includes: Martin Ajayi ’26, Mae Bailey ’25, Andi Bergman’25, Chris Blancuzzi ’26, Peter Buchanan ’25, Katherine Chandler ’26, Allison Delzo ’26, Sarah D’mello’26, Abigail Ewing ’24, Juliana Falzon ’26, Noah Gehrmann ’24, Jack Gonyea ’25, Louisa Marks-Sergent ’25, Jaya Pally ’25, Clare Patchett ’26, Tyler Pottratz ’26, Danica Rosenbloom ’24, Kayla Ruggiero ’24, Sophia Sullivan ’25, Jonah Tinkelman ’24, Kevin Tone ’24, Simeon Williams ’26, and Chris Yermack ’24.

Be More Chill will take center stage in Founders Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4. There will be a 3:30 p.m. matinee on Thursday, March 2.

Please note that Be More Chill is recommended for ages 12 and up, as the musical contains strong language and mature themes that might not be suitable for young children.


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