Before the explosion that was Jonathan Larson’s musical, “Rent”, there was “Tick, Tick … Boom!” The musical opens with a ticking sound that the central character—Jon, an aspiring composer—explains to the audience this way. “The sound you are hearing is not a technical problem. It is not a musical cue. It is not a joke. It is the sound of one man’s mounting anxiety. I am that man.”
Translations are literal. NWU is not responsible for translation accuracy.
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