‘tick, tick… BOOM! Extends for One More Weekend
9 Works Theatrical has just announced that tick, tick… BOOM! will be extending for one more weekend on September 2-3 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of RCBC Plaza. August 27 was originally announced as its closing date.
tick, tick… Boom! is a musical written by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of Rent. It is a semi autobiographical piece that explores Larson’s own experiences as an aspiring composer and playwright in the 1990s.
The cast features Jef Flores and Khalil Ramos as Jon, Tanya Manalang-Atadero and Kayla Rivera as Susan, and Reb Atadero and Vien King as Michael. The show is directed by Robbie Guevara, with Mio Infante serving as scenographer, Daniel Bartolome as musical director, JM Cabling as choreographer, Shakira Villa Symes as lighting designer, and Myrene Santos as make-up designer.
The story revolves around Jon, a struggling artist who is about to turn 30. Jon is at a crossroads in his life, torn between pursuing his dreams of making it big in the theater industry and succumbing to the pressures of practicality and stability. He is grappling with the fear of failure and the ticking clock of time, as he wonders if his artistic ambitions are worth the sacrifices he has made.
Tickets are available through Ticket2Me. You can watch the cast perform the song Louder than Words in the video below.