An aspiring composer questions his life choices on the eve of his thirtieth birthday in Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical. 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.
His girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city, his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue and, 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 show, and will surely embrace the universal ideal of holding onto your dreams through life’s most difficult challenges.
**Please be aware this production has adult themes and some adult language.
Join us for the smash Off-Broadway hit The Marvelous Wonderettes that takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic ‘50s hits. In Act II, The Wonderettes come together again to take the stage and perform at their ten year reunion. We learn about the highs and lows the girls have experienced in the past decade and are charmed to find that no matter what life throws their way, they will conquer it together.
Featuring over 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits, including Lollipop, Rescue Me, and Heat Wave, The Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane! Singing along and dancing in your seat is highly encouraged.
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