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tick, tick...BOOM!

What's it about?

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathan Larson, a promising young theater composer, navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

Why do we love it?

Jonathan Larson's story is an aching reminder to never take the day for granted and this adaptation of his work tick, tick…BOOM! is a faithful and touching look at his life.

Who's in it?

Andrew Garfield - Jonathan Larson

Alexandra Shipp - Susan Wilson

Robin de Jesús - Michael

Who made it?

Jonathan Larson - Writer (Author)

Steven Levenson - Writer (Screenplay)

Where can I watch it?

You can watch tick, tick...BOOM! exclusively on Netflix.


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