Tick, Tick…BOOM!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Tick, Tick… Boom! follows the journey of Jon, a struggling composer who is about to turn 30 and grappling with fears of failure and the realities of life. With the support of his friends and his girlfriend, Jon navigates through the ups and downs of the creative process. Tick, Tick… Boom! explores themes of ambition, determination, and the struggle of finding one’s place in the world.

* Tick, Tick… Boom! was originally written in 1990, but the musical’s official premiere was in 2001.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary/Contemporary (1990/2001)

Cast Size: 3

Genre: Semi-Autobiography

Setting: 1990s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jonathan Larson

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (2001)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Biographical, CollegeLGBTQ+MetamusicalOne-ActPopular, Rock, Solo Composer

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