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The Verdict Reviews: Critics Review Trevor: The Musical Disney+ Film

The filmed version of the Off-Broadway show drops on the streaming platform June 24.

Holden William Hagelberger and Sammy Dell in <i>Trevor</i>
Holden William Hagelberger and Sammy Dell in Trevor Joan Marcus

Reviews are in for the Disney+ drop of the Trevor: The Musical film. The coming of age story drops on the streaming platform June 24, coinciding with the original cast recording release, with a filmed performance from its 2021 Off-Broadway run at 42.

Featuring a book and lyrics by Dan Collins with music by Julianne Wick Davis, Trevor: The Musical follows 13-year-old Trevor as he struggles to navigate his own identity and to determine how he fits in a challenging world on a journey of self-discovery. Directed by Marc Bruni and featuring choreography by Josh Prince, the show is based on Celeste Lecesne and Peggy Rajski's 1995 Oscar-winning short film.

Read the reviews here.

Movie Nation (Roger Moore)

New York Times (Amy Nicholson)

Playbill will continue to update this list as reviews come in.

The filmed version of the show's Off-Broadway run is directed by Robin Mishkin Abrams and produced by RadicalMedia. Jon Kamen, Dave Sirulnick, Meredith Bennett, and Jonathan Meyers served as executive producers.

READ: Trevor: The Musical Acquired by Music Theatre International for Licensing

Holden William Hagelberger from Sugarland, Texas stars in the title role, and is joined in the cast by 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 Off-Broadway production's creative team included scenic designer Donyale Werle, costume designer Mara Blumenfeld, lighting designer Peter Kaczorowski, sound designers Brian Ronan and Cody Spencer, and music director Matt Deitchman. Orchestrations were by Greg Pliska, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. Producers were Roy Furman, John Ambrosino, Josie Bray, and Mark Woods.

Take a First Look at the New York Premiere of Trevor Off-Broadway

 
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