Much has been made of “Be More Chill’s” unusual path to Broadway. Originally produced to middling response at New Jersey’s Two River Theater, the resulting cast album fueled a large cult following that led to a sold-out, seemingly critic-proof off-Broadway run last summer. The converted rejoice that an original musical has led to global fan worship among teenagers traversing the familiar tropes of adolescent angst. It has even been suggested that one significant result of a successful “Be More Chill 3.0,” as its creators affectionately dub the current production, might be to drive down the age of the average Broadway…

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