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Jonathan Larson’s Tick, Tick… BOOM!

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April 29 through May 1
Out of the Box Theatre Company presents

Jonathan Larson’s Tick, Tick… BOOM!

This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. Jonathan is a young theatre 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?

NOTE: This production is rated PG-13 and contains suggestive material and language.
Friday April 29th at 8:00PM
Saturday April 30 at 8:00PM
Sunday May 1 at 2:00PM
$35 General,
$20 Student/Senior

The local situation with COVID continues to evolve,
For the safefy of everyone entering Center Stage Theater (audience and performers) must show proof of vaccination or a negative test. For the test a PCR test must have been taken within the last 72 hours and an antigen test within the last 24 hours.  There are no masks required for anyone.  We continue our other mitigation efforts including that our HVAC uses 100% fresh air and we are using MRV13 filters.

Our Box Office is back open, and you can use either e-tickets, print at home tickets or request Will Call tickets to be waiting for you at the Box Office. There are no social distancing requirements in place for seating. We are keeping in place our ventilation and air filtration mitigation efforts, and our generous use of hand sanitizer. The HVAC system for the theater is set to bring in 100% fresh air, we are using CDC recommended MERV-13 filters, the air is turned over 7.35 times an hour and we also have portable HEPA air purifiers (thank you to the Santa Barbara Foundation!). All of our staff are fully vaccinated and performers are either vaccinated or tested negative before performing.We have been welcoming back audiences now since April 30 and are so pleased to be back to full capacity and be able to see your beautiful faces! If you have any questions please email Executive Director Teri Ball at info@centerstagetheater.org. 

Thank you to everyone in the community who supported us through this prolonged intermission.  We would not still be here without your support. We hope you can join us soon for a performance!     

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