Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Tick Tick Boom @ The Acorn Theater @ Theatre Row

Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick… BOOM! This autobiographical musical, by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning Jonathan Larson, is the story of an aspiring composer questioning his life choices on the eve of his thirtieth birthday. His girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city, his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue, but Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical. This exhilarating, funny, and moving work by the late Larson will speak to anyone who's ever gotten lost on their way to finding their dreams. 

“Tick, Tick…BOOM!” has book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. David Auburn serves as Script Consultant and Joey Chancey is Musical Director. Jonathan Silverstein directs, with choreography by Christine O’Grady.

The cast of “Tick, Tick…BOOM!” includes Nick Blaemire, Lilli Cooper (begins 11/22), Ciara Renée (thru 11/20), and George Salazar. The creative team of “Tick, Tick…BOOM!” includes Steven Kemp (set design), Jennifer Paar (costume design), Josh Bradford (lighting design), Julian Evans (sound design), and Ricola Wille (prop design). Joanna Muhlfelder is production stage manager. 

Tick, Tick... BOOM! opened with Keen Theater Company on October 20th 2016 and plays through December 18th, 2016. This revival is a must see, make sure you catch it before Ciara Renee's final performance.

Photo By: Joan Marcus

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