Ghostlight Records announced the release of Trevor (Original Cast Recording) in digital and streaming formats. This coincides with the filmed version of the Off-Broadway production on Disney+, also released today. Trevor features book and lyrics by Dan Collins(Southern Comfort) and music by Julianne Wick Davis (Southern Comfort). The show was directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and choreographed by Josh Prince (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical). Trevor is based on the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor directed by Peggy Rajski, produced by Randy Stone and written by Celeste Lecesne. The album was produced by Kurt Deutsch and Matt Deitchman, with orchestrations by Greg Pliska. Stream or download the album at ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/TrevorPR
Cast members made a special appearance at NYC Youth Pride – a celebration of LGBTQIA+ and ally teens. www.nycpride.org/event/youth-pride
A deeply moving and funny story of self-discovery and the power of acceptance, Trevor is about living your best life with a ton of passion… and a touch of pizzazz. It’s 1981 in America, and Trevor Nelson is busy navigating adolescence in suburbia while dreaming of a life in show business. When an embarrassing incident at school suddenly puts him in the wrong spotlight, Trevor must summon the courage to forge his own path.
Thirteen-year-old Holden William Hagelberger from Sugarland, Texas was cast in the title role of “Trevor” following a process which included a national virtual casting call with over 1300 submissions. The 19-member company of also features Mark Aguirre, Aaron Alcaraz, Ava Briglia, Sammy Dell, Tyler Joseph Gay, Ellie Kim, Colin Konstanty, Brigg Liberman, Diego Lucano, Alyssa Emily Marvin, Isabel Medina, Echo Deva Picone, Dan Rosales, Aryan Simhadri, Yasmeen Sulieman, Sally Wilfert, Aeriel Williams, and Jarrod Zimmerman.
The Trevor Project, founded by Peggy Rajski, Randy Stone and Celeste Lecesne, was also created as a result of the Trevor film and is not affiliated with the musical. It is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. www.TheTrevorProject.org
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