Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo on the Meaning of Jonathan Larson's tick, tick…BOOM!
Leslie Odom, Jr. also stars in the Encores! Off-Center production of the ''Rent'' scribe's musical.
Jonathan Larson's touching musical tick, tick…BOOM! returns to New York from June 25-28 with the help of New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center series. At a recent open rehearsal, director Oliver Butler and stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo, and Leslie Odom, Jr. took some time to perform a few numbers from the show and discuss what inspired this cult-favorite piece as well as what it inspires in them.