New York is getting another powerful LGBTQ musical. But can the show make it to Broadway?
According to the Chicago Tribune, Trevor the Musical is heading to New York City. The theatrical production is based on the Academy Award-winning short film “Trevor” and follows a gay teen dealing with bullying. Specifically, the show is billed as a musical about “a 13-year-old force of nature with a vivid imagination. As he deals with becoming a teenager, Trevor struggles to navigate his own identity and determine how he fits in a challenging world.”
The musical version of Trevor’s story was written by Dan Collins and composed by Julianne Wick Davis. It had its world premiere at Writers Theatre in Glencoe in the summer of 2017 and his now head to off-Broadway at the State 42, 442 W. 42nd St. Marc Burni will return to direct this New York production and Joshua Price will choreograph. In addition, the musical was made in connection with the Trevor Project, which helps to support LGBTQ teenagers.
But not only has the musical recently announced it’s journey to New York City, it has also announced a casting call. The off-Broadway production will be opening in April and is currently having an open call for 12-16-year-olds in NYC on Jan 25. In addition, online submissions will be accepted until Jan 30. To find out more, head to this link.
Source: The Chicago Tribune,