Spotlight: TICK, TICK...BOOM! at Cygnet Theatre

Experience tick, tick...BOOM! at Cygnet Theatre

By: Jul. 03, 2024
Spotlight: TICK, TICK...BOOM! at Cygnet Theatre
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Before he electrified the world with Rent, Jonathan Larson was a young man struggling to make his mark in the theater. While he waits tables and seeks his big break, the pressure to give it all up grows as Jon approaches his 30th birthday. Will he sell out to keep the lights on? Will he lose the love of his life? Will he finally write the soaring song that can change everything? And if he does, will anyone be there to see it? Set in 1990 and scored by the music that redefined a genre, tick, tick… BOOM! cracks open the ticking-time-bomb world of creating theater to celebrate the power of finding your voice and holding on to a dream.

“Larson’s songs thrum with the intense feeling, larky humor, and musical vitality that are the hallmark of enduring theater. Heart-grabbing.” –The New York Times

Advisories: Recommended for 13+. Some strong language, some suggestive material and drug references.




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