The musical tick, tick… BOOM! by American composer Jonathan Larson, who won a Pulitzer and three Tony Awards for his later musical Rent, is to get a new London production.
tick, tick… BOOM! directed by Guy Retallack, will run at The Bridge House Theatre SE20 from Monday 30 September – Sunday 27 October.
tick, tick… BOOM! is an autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the story of the composer on the brink of turning 30, his fear of falling into oblivion, and the sacrifices he made to achieve his big break in the theatre.
Jon’s girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city, his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue and yet Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the ‘Great musical Blockbuster’. Set in 1990, tick, tick… BOOM! is a compelling, endearing and personal story of discovery that embraces the universal ideal of holding onto your dreams through life’s most difficult challenges.
Cast to be announced.
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