Brandon Uranowitz, Denée Benton, Grey Henson To Star In TICK, TICK… BOOM! At The Kennedy Center

Washington D.C.

Brandon Uranowitz, Denée Benton, and Grey Henson.

Alex Mecklosky
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December 19, 2023 10:30 AM

Johnny can't decide…what route of transportation he’s taking to get to DC. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that its Broadway Center Stage production of Pulitzer Prize winner Jonathan Larson’s tick, tick… BOOM! 

Directed by Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, tick, tick... BOOM! will star Tony Award winner Brandon Uranowitz(Leopoldstadt, Falsettos) as Jon, Tony Award nominee Denée Benton (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1912, The Gilded Age) as Susan, and Tony Award nominee Grey Henson (Shucked, Mean Girls) as Michael.

tick, tick… BOOM! will play the Center’s Eisenhower Theater January 26th–February 4th, 2024, with an additional performance added on February 4, 7:30 p.m.

tick, tick… BOOM! is RENT author Jonathan Larson’s explosive, semi-autobiographical musical about life, death, and the necessity of art. The show follows Jon, a composer struggling to break into New York City’s theater scene, and is filled with unforgettable songs including “30/90,” “Johnny Can’t Decide,” and the Sondheim-inspired “Sunday.” This new production of tick, tick …BOOM! will feature new orchestrations and vocal arrangements and will be expanded to feature a small ensemble cast in addition to the three announced principals. Complete casting to be announced at a later date.

The production, produced by Broadway Center Stage Artistic Director and Kennedy Center Vice President and Executive Producer of Theater, Jeffrey Finn, will feature a band with musicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, and include choreography by Paul McGill, musical supervision by Stephen Oremus, and music direction by Ben Cohn, Scenic and Projection design by Paul Tate dePoo III, Video and Projection design by Nathan Scheuer, costume design by Andrea Hood, lighting design by Cory Pattak, and sound design by Haley Parcher. Michael Passaro serves as the Production Stage Manager, Matt DiCarlo as associate director, with Garret Healy as associate music director, and Emilio Ramos as associate choreographer. Casting is by Geoff Josselson and Katja Zarolinski of JZ Casting.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!