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Tick, Tick...Boom!

Tick, Tick...Boom!

by Jonathan Larson and David Auburn

Based on a Real-Life Event
Pop/Rock Musical

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Tick, Tick...Boom!

Tick, Tick...Boom!

An autobiographical musical about Jonathan Larson, the creator of Rent.


Jonathan's best friend, Michael wants him to join corporate America, and his girlfriend, Susan, wants him to move with her to Cape Cod, but he doesn't want to abandon the musical he's worked on for the past five years and has not yet given up faith that it will be his big break.

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Composer, Lyricist and Librettist
Jonathan Larson


David Auburn

Off-Broadway Premiere

Jane Street Theater
Opening Night
May 23, 2001
Original Cast
Raul Esparza, Amy Spanger, Jerry Dixon, Molly Ringwald, Charlie Pollock, Ali McLennan, Nicole Bradin
Scott Schwartz
Christopher Gattelli
Robyn Goodman, Dede Harris, Victoria Leacock, Lorie Cowen Levy, Beth Smith
Musical Director
Steve Oremus
Steve Oremus
Scenic Design
Anna Louizos
Costume Design
David Zinn
Lighting Design
Anna Louizos
Sound Design
Jon Weston


Original Off-Broadway Cast Album


Vocal Selections



2002 Lucille Lortel Nominations

Outstanding Musical

2002 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor (Musical) - Raul Esparza
Outstanding Featured Actor (Musical) - Jerry Dixon
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Book of a Musical

2002 OBIE Award Nominations

Performance - Raul Esparza

2002 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical

2017 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Nick Blaemire

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