“A THRILL TO SEE AND HEAR” – The New York Times
From the creator of Rent, the musical that defined a generation, comes the story of a young composer on the eve of his 30th birthday. Struggling to write the next great American musical, Jon can feel the time to make his mark on the world slipping away. As the people he loves move on to new careers and new places, Jon is faced with a choice: find security or follow his destiny. With Jonathan Larson’s trademark style of pop-rock score blended with traditional musical theatre, this exuberant and charming tale will speak to anyone who’s ever gotten lost on their way to finding their dreams.
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Jonathan Larson (Book, Music, and Lyrics, pronouns: he/him) was an American composer, lyricist, and playwright who created the mega-hit musical Rent, which went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, multiple Tony Awards, and Drama Desk Awards, and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical.
David Auburn (Script Consultant, pronouns: he/him) is best known for his Tony Award-winning play, Proof, in addition to screenplays for The Lake House, The Girl in the Park, and Georgetown.
Stephen Oremus (Vocal Arrangements and Orchestrations, pronouns: he/him) has composed music for many award-winning Broadway theatre productions including Avenue Q, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, and Kinky Boots.