Tick, Tick... Boom!, an intimate, autobiographical pop/rock musical from the creator of Rent, tells the story of Jon, a struggling composer whose life seems to be going nowhere. About to turn 30 and still waiting tables for a living, Jon is desperately scared that he may never “make it” on Broadway. The pressure to break out or give up only grows as Jon’s girlfriend, Susan, announces that she wants to get married and move out of the city, and his best friend, Michael, quits acting and finds huge financial success as a Madison Avenue corporate executive. Jon’s new musical SUPERBIA has a great workshop but no prospects, and as time ticks by Jon wonders if maybe his friends are right, and it’s time to throw in the towel. Created by Jonathan Larson as a deeply personal peek into the life of an artist, Tick, Tick... Boom! follows one man’s journey to define success on his own terms.

​​​Auditions for Tick, Tick ... BOOM!

​Auditions will be held on 

Saturday, March 18th 

923 N San Antonio Road, Los Altos CA

What To Bring:
A 32 bar cut from a musical theatre song
A one minute monologue
A headshot
A resumé
*Please bring tracks as there will NOT be a piano accompanist. 


Saturday, March 25th - 10am-2pm

You will be notified after your audition if you are invited to callbacks.

Character Breakdown:
Jon: Tenor (A2-A4). A struggling composer on the brink of his 30th birthday. Michael's roommate and Susan's boyfriend.

Michael: Tenor (Bb2-Gb4). A former actor-turned-market research executive. He is Jon's roommate and best friend.

Susan: Mezzo-Soprano, Alto (A3-D5) A dancer and Jon's girlfriend.

Karessa: Mezzo-Soprano. Jon's friend and a talented singer who accompanies him in his workshop of Superbia.

Ensemble: Tick, Tick... Boom! will also feature a 4-person ensemble. Featured roles include: Counter Guy, Dad, Market Research Guy,

Rosa, Judy, and Mom.

PLEASE NOTE: Tick, Tick... Boom! will have only one cast of 8.


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