tick, tick... BOOM!

by Jonathan Larson
Directed by J. Damon Barnett, Jr.
Produced by Heather Schultz
Stage Manager Shelby Barnett

Jan. 27, 28, Feb. 3, Feb. 4, Feb. 10, Feb. & 11, 2023 at 8:00PM
Feb. 5 & 12, 2023 at 2:00PM

The Jonathan Cast: Ryan Bernstein (Jon), Anita McFarren (Susan), & Tucker Barton (Michael)
The Larson Cast: Sean Bennett (Jon) & Cindy Tran Nguyen (Susan)

The autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. The show follows Jon, a young theater composer who's waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical. Days before he's due to showcase his work in a make-or-break performance, Jon is feeling the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York City; from his friend Michael, who has moved on from his dream to a life of financial security; amidst an artistic community being ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. With the clock ticking, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone must reckon with: What are we meant to do with the time we have? tick, tick...BOOM!

Rated PG13

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Shakespearean Workshops Beginning January 28

In preparation for the April 2nd Auditions for A Midsummer's Night Dream, Director Kyle Smith is offering a series of workshops for all potential auditioners.  Join us at the Curtain Players' playhouse on January 28,February 4 & 11, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 10am-12:30pm for an introduction into the fascinating world of the Shakespearean actor adventure in language, staging conditions for the period, helpful hints and skills for the perfect audition and performance. 

Of course, workshop attendance does not guarantee a role in the June production, but it will offer a chance to get your Shakespeare on at no charge and provide  a deeper understanding of Shakespearean plays for a definite advantage at auditions.  The material will be covered from multiple angles, so don’t worry if you can’t commit to every session

To reserve your spot and/or get your questions answered, please email Director Kyle at kyle.smith4148@gmail.com

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