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2017 - 2018

tick, tick...BOOM!

Before Rent,there was tick, tick...BOOM! This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent,is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. Containing fourteen songs,
ten characters, three actors and a band, tick, tick...BOOM! takes you on the playwright/composer's journey that led to a Broadway blockbuster.

Jon's girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city. His best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue. Yet, Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical. Set in 1990, this compelling story of personal discovery is presented as a rock musical filled with instantly appealing melodies and a unique blend of musical theatre styles.

Everyone will love this youthful, endearing and thoughtful piece, and will surely embrace the universal ideal of holding onto your dreams through life's most difficult challenges. tick, tick...BOOM! features a three-person cast showcasing strong pop/rock singers and allowing performers to make creative character choices. 

Artistic Director: Gordon Guest

Musical Director: Wendy Berkelaar

Choreographer: Debbie Guilbeault


Andréa Black


Andy Allen-McCarthy


Kenny Hayes



Barry Sims

Lighting Designer

Bebe Brunjes

Costume Designer, Costume Production Manager

Blair Laugher

Set Designer, Props Designer

Bruce Ecroyd

Wireless Microphone Specialist

Bryan Jesmer

Social Convenor

Carrie Milks

Stage Manager

Donna St. Jean

Production Assistant

Jean Meldrum

Theatre Food Coordinator

Kim Shields

Make-up & Hair Designer

Linda Webster


Mark Tye

Sound Designer

Sarah Down

Wardrobe Supervisor

Steve Pankiewicz

Audition Accompanist

Steven K. Jones

Executive Producer

Wendy Blakey

Costume Designer/Production Manager

tick, tick...BOOM!
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