George Salazar is an American actor, singer, and musician known for his work on and off Broadway. He most recently appeared in Lucille Lortel Theatre’s off-Broadway production of The Lightning Thief. In 2011, he made his Broadway debut singing “Light of the World” in the revival of Stephen Schwartz’s first musical, Godspell. George appeared in his most recognizable role to date as Michael in the 2015 stage musical Be More Chill at the Two River Theater and is an experienced percussionist on drumkit and cajon. Salazar sings Be More Chill’s “Michael In the Bathroom” one of the shows most iconic songs.
Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz’ new musical, based on the cult teen novel by Ned Vizzini. Be More Chill starts playing at Off-Broadway’s The Pershing Square Signature Center July 26th. This coming-of-age musical tells the story of Jeremy Heere, an average teenager who, tempted by the prospect of popularity, takes a pill purported to make people more…chill.
The show also stars Jason Tam, Gerard Canonico, Lauren Marcus, Will Roland, Back: Stephanie Hsu, Britton Smith, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Katlyn Carlson, Tiffany Mann.