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Book and Lyrics by Dan Collins
Music by Julianne Wick Davis
Based on the Academy Award-winning film Trevor
Orchestrations by Greg Pliska
Music Direction by Matt Deitchman
Choreography by Josh Prince
Directed by Marc Bruni
Based on the story that inspired the Academy Award-winning film, the charity and the national movement, TREVOR the musical is a coming-of-age story about identity, emerging sexuality and the struggles of growing up in a world that may not be ready for you. This world premiere musical is directed by Marc Bruni, who helmed the Tony Award-winning production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway.
The Trevor Project was created as a result of the Academy Award-winning film that also inspired TREVOR the musical. The Trevor Project is the nation’s only accredited crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization focused on saving young LGBTQ lives. www.TheTrevorProject.org
Advisory: This production is intended for audiences aged 13 and up, and contains themes of sexuality and self-harm.
TREVOR the musical is presented by special arrangement with U Rock Theatricals.
Tuesdays – Saturdays 7:30pm
select Sundays at 6pm
select Sundays at 2pm
select Wednesdays at 3pm
(Ensemble, Dance Captain)
|Maya Lou Hlava
Jhardon DiShon Milton*
|Jerome Riley, Jr.*
|Graydon Peter Yosowitz*
(understudy, Diana Ross, Mom/Others)
(understudy, Mary, Ensemble)
Dan Collins (Book/Lyrics)
Julianne Wick Davis (Music)
Marc Bruni (Director)
Matt Deitchman (Music Director)
Josh Prince (Choreographer)
Greg Pliska (Orchestrator)
Noah Teplin (Copyist/Assistant to the Music Team)
Donyale Werle (Scenic Designer)
Mara Blumenfeld (Costume Designer)
Peter Kaczorowski (Lighting Designer)
Ray Nardelli (Sound Designer)
Scott Dickens (Properties Master)
David Castellanos* (Production Stage Manager)
Mallory Jane Bass (Assistant Stage Manager)
Tyrone Phillips (Assistant Director)
Ellen Morris (Assistant Music Director)
Aubrey Adams (Assistant Choreographer)
*Denotes a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers
“Hugely likeable! [TREVOR the musical] deserves all of the
audience acclaim it surely will enjoy.”
“[Director Marc] Bruni guides a terrific young cast!”
“Four Stars! A mix of winning [Julianne Wick] Davis original [songs]
and Diana Ross classics.”
Time Out Chicago
“[A] breathtaking piece of theater! TREVOR is filled with such genuine feeling.
I was instantly pulled into the show and held rapt until the end.”
“[Trevor is a] show . . . that you will undoubtedly leave smiling.”
The Hawk Chicago
“Five Stars! [An] exquisite production!”
Around the Town Chicago
“I suspect Trevor’s story…will turn into
the biggest hit in [Writers] theater's history.”
Listen to Eli Tokash and Declan Desmond on WGN Radio with Dean Richards
Listen to Eli Tokash, Tori Whapes and Tyrone Phillips on Booth One with Gary Zabrinski
ASL-Interpreted performance: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 7:30pm
CANCELLED Sunday Spotlight
Sunday, September 3, 2017 following the 2pm matinee
Sunday Spotlight for TREVOR the musical has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvience. For questions, please call the Box Office at 847-242-6000.
Monday, September 11, 2017 at 6:30pm
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of our productions? The Making of… series offers you an insider view of what goes into creating each production at WT. Music Director & Conductor Matt Deitchman will talk with Director of New Work & Dramaturgy Bobby Kennedy about his work bringing to life this world premiere musical, including how he manages to conduct 18 cast members and 8 musicians every night.
Join us after every Tuesday evening performance (excluding First Week and any extension weeks) for a 15-minute discussion of the play, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Join us after every Wednesday evening performance (excluding First Week and any extension weeks) for a 15-minute talk-back featuring actors from the production, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Join us at 6:45pm before every Thursday evening performance (excluding First Week and any extension weeks) for a 15-minute primer on the context and content of the play, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
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