Trevor: The Musical will have
its Off-Broadway debut in April.
According to Deadline, the
musical will open at Stage 42.
Trevor: The Musical is adapted
from the 1994 Oscar-winning short film Trevor. In the film,
13-year-old Trevor, a Diana Ross fan, gets bullied by schoolmates
after it's discovered he has a crush on a male student named Pinky
The film's producers and director went
on to create The Trevor Project, the nation's only 24/7 crisis and
suicide prevention hotline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,
and questioning youth.
Trevor: The Musical had its
world debut in a 2017 production at the Writers Theatre in greater
“Trevor the film struck a
chord with its powerful narratives and urgent message of optimism,”
of the musical said. “From the exuberant audience response at
the Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Illinois, where the musical debuted,
we knew we should bring the show to New York.”