Jonathan Larson’s musical will play at the theatre from the 30th September.

It has been announced that  Guy Retallack will direct Georgie Ashford, James Hume and Alex Lodge in this new production of Jonathan Larson’s musical.

Georgie Ashford (Susan) is currently in ‘Carousel’ in Chichester. Her West End roles include Marilyn and first cover Cynthia in ‘Beautiful’.

James Hume’s (Michael) credits include: Bishop of Digne, first cover Javert, Bamatabois and first Cover Thenardier, ‘Les Misérables’. He was the Park Keeper/Von Hussler, second cover George Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’ (International Tour); Bamatabois, ‘Les Misérables’ (International Tour); Mr Etches, ‘Titanic’ at the Southwark Playhouse.

Alex Lodge’s (Jon) West End credits include first understudy Elder Price, ‘The Book Of Mormon’ (2016-2019); Herschel/Dance Captain, ‘Rags the Musical’. On tour he played Fleet in ‘Titanic’ and Bobby C, ‘Saturday Night Fever’. His other work includes Sam in ‘Romance Romance’ (Above the Stag); Straight Dave in ‘Closer to Heaven’ (Union); Joe Hardy, ‘Damn Yankees’ (Landor Theatre).

This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of the composer on the brink of turning 30, his fear of falling into oblivion, and the sacrifices he made to achieve his big break in the theatre. Jon’s 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. 

Talking about the production Director Guy Retallack said: “Jonathan Larson’s late 20th century neurotic rock musical is alarmingly prescient. At a time when work/life balance feels ever more precarious Jon’s search to make it in the Big Apple feels thrillingly relevant.”

Tick…Tick…Boom! will play at the Bridge House Theatre from the 30th September until the 27th October.

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