Why to Watch - Tick, Tick... Boom!

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tick, tick...BOOM! Biography, Drama, Musical | November 19, 2021 (United States) 7.6
Director: Lin-Manuel MirandaWriter: Steven Levenson, Jonathan LarsonStars: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de JesusSummary: The film follows Jon (Andrew Garfield), a young theater 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? —Netflix


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