"Trevor: The Musical” is a filmed version of the critically lauded Off Broadway production, which follows a charming 13-year-old on a turbulent journey of self-discovery. After an embarrassing incident at school, Trevor must summon the courage to forge his own path. The musical is based on the 1995 Academy Award-winning short film “Trevor” which ultimately inspired the nonprofit organization The Trevor Project; the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.
Thirteen-year-old Holden William Hagelberger from Sugarland, Texas was cast in the role of “Trevor” in “Trevor: The Musical” following a process which included a national virtual casting call with over 1300 submissions. The 19-member company of “Trevor: The Musical” 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.
“Trevor: The Musical” features a book and lyrics by Dan Collins and music by Julianne Wick Davis. Direction is by Marc Bruni and choreography is by Josh Prince. “Trevor: The Musical” was lead produced Off Broadway by Roy Furman and John Ambrosino/Josie Bray/Mark Woods. The filmed version of the musical, which will premiere exclusively on Disney+, was directed by Robin Mishkin Abrams.