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Tick, Tick, Boom

November 8, 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
November 10, 2018, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Perko Black Box Theatre

York College’s Division of Theatre will present “Tick, Tick… BOOM!,” an autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, on Nov. 8-10 in the Perko Black Box Theatre, Waldner Performing Arts Center. Directed by Mitch Nugent, founder of Lancaster's PRiMA Theatre company, the show will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 and 9, and at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended as seating is limited for general admission performances. Seating reservations are available at www.ycp.edu/theatre or by calling the box office at 717.600.3868.

Before there was “Rent,” there was “Tick, Tick… BOOM!” The 2001 autobiographical musical navigates the life of an aspiring composer. His 30thbirthday is fast approaching, and Jon wonders if he's stalled out professionally while his relationship troubles heat up. Follow Jon (Lance Mitchell, a first-year theatre major from York) as he navigates feelings of doubt and a crisis of confidence while being pressed to make a life-changing decision.

“Tick, Tick… BOOM!” is an ode to musical theatre and a tour de force for a trio of performers. First-year theatre majors James Harrison of Philadelphia and Hannah Rowan from Collegeville round out the cast.

Larson is best known for his Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Rent. “Tick, Tick … BOOM!” is the only other musical he worked on before his untimely death in 1996. York College’s show features a professional team of directors, including Nugent, Irving Gonzalez with choreography, and Mark Zortman taking on the role of musical director.

Tick, Tick, Boom
Contact Us
Division of Theatre
Suzanne Delle, Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Theatre
Wolf Hall, Room 407
Phone: 717.815.6451
sdelle@ycp.edu

Allison Altland
Administrative Assistant
Wolf Hall, Room 206
aaltland@ycp.edu

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