Tick, Tick…Boom is an autobiographical musical based on a musical of the same name, composed by Jonathan Larson. Scheduled to be released on Netflix in November 2021, the film stars Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus, Joshua Henry, Judith Light, and Vanessa Hudgens.
It is also going to be the directorial debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda.The musical was first ever performed as a solo act in 1990 in New York City. Jonathan Larson is best known for the creation of Rent. He, unfortunately, did not live long enough to see its success on Broadway.
Larson worked seven years to bring Rent on the stage. Playwright Billy Aronson had approached him with the idea of creating a modern musical based on Giacomo Puccini’s La Boheme.
What is Tick, Tick, Boom! About?
The film follows the story of the legendary theatre composer, who is faced with a mid-life crisis as he contemplates his career choice as his 30th birthday approaches.In the musical, Jon is Jonathan Larson.
The musical provides a glimpse into the personal life of the man, and his relationship with his girlfriend, Susan, who is a dance teacher. She longs for a more stable life. Larson’s childhood friend, Micheal, leaves the starving life of an artist to become a research executive. The musical ends with Susan leaving him with a thousand-page long letter and him getting a call from Stephen Sondheim, who goes on to become his mentor in real life.
As he starts hearing the ticking noise, he questions everything – his career most importantly. He wonders if he made the right choice or if he is just wasting his time. As he grows older and given his lack of success as a composer, Jon feels that he might not be suited for the path he has chosen.
Is Tick, Tick… Boom on Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime has a vast collection of original movies, however, Tick, Tick… Boom is not a part of that catalog. However if u wanna watch a musical, A Hard Day’s Night is not too far from the deal. It is a musical comedy starring The Beatles. It shows 36 hours in the life of the legendary band as they prepare for a television show, as they try to outrun fans and avoid mini catastrophes.
Is Tick, Tick… Boom on Hulu?
Sadly for Hulu subscribers, Tick, Tick… Boom is not available on Hulu. However, you will find an array of musicals on this streaming platform. For a feel of something similar to the movie at hand, we recommend Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.
It is a blessing for any musical theatre nerd, more so if you are a fan of Andrew Llyod Webber’s tunes. This musical has got all the iconic hits from the original stage version – “Superstar” and “I Don’t Know How To Love Him”.
Is Tick Tick… Boom on Netflix?
Tick, Tick… Boom drops on Netflix on 19th November 2021. A Netflix monthly subscription costs $8.99 for the basic plan and $15.99 for the standard plan and $17.99 for the premium plan.
Depending on the plan you choose, you will have access to ultra-HD videos and the ability to stream on multiple devices at once. They also have a free 7-day trial option for time subscribers. You can catch the movies free of cost here if you watch them within the trial period. However, please do refrain from streaming movies illegally.