CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Before Rent, there was tick, tick... BOOM! An aspiring composer questions his life choices on the eve of his thirtieth birthday in Jonathan Larson's autobiographical rock musical. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winner tells the story of the sacrifices 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 embraces the ideal of holding onto your dreams through life's most difficult challenges. Containing fourteen songs, ten characters, three actors and a band, tick, tick... BOOM! takes you on the journey that led to a Broadway blockbuster. Performers Chris Jenkins (Jonathan), Jordan Shaw (Michael), Gillian Saker (Susan). AuthorJonathan Larson.ProducerKaty Lipson (for Aria Entertainment).ProducerJoe C Brown (in association with Park Theatre).DirectorBronagh Lagan.Musical DirectorGareth Bretherton.DesignNik Corrall.CostumeNik Corrall.