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Thursday November 10th

Twenty years ago - 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.

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And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

Written and composed by the late Larson, RENT is the story of friends and artists struggling to make a home in the East Village in the early 1990s. The show opened on Broadway on April 29, 1996, winning both the Best Musical Tony® Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The show features such iconic songs as “Seasons of Love,” “Light My Candle,” “I’ll Cover You,” “Goodbye Love” and more.

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