JUNE 28 – JULY 16, 2023
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson; Musical Arrangements by Steve Skinner;
Original Concept/Additional Lyrics by Billy Aronson; Music Supervision and Additional Arrangements by Tim Weil; Dramaturg by Lynn Thomson; RENT was originally produced in New York by New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop; RENT is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
QUICK FUN FACTS!
- Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
- Won Tony Award for Best Musical.
- One of the longest running shows in Broadway history!
- Based on Puccini’s opera La Bohème.
- Famous songs like La Vie Bohème, One Song Glory, & Seasons of Love.
- It’s a rock musical that offers a lot of beautiful harmonies and ballads along the way!
- Hamilton’s Lin Manuel Miranda directed the Oscar nominated film TICK TICK BOOM which chronicles the creative process of RENT’s late composer, Jonathan Larson. Currently on Netflix!
One of the longest running shows in Broadway history, RENT tells the story of an unlikely group of friends in New York City who learn to love as they overcome hardship.
These young artists are attempting to build a life, career and friendships in New York City against the backdrop of the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Although it has a serious elements to it, it is hopeful story full of humour, heart and beautiful melodies.
WHO IS IT FOR?
- One of the longest running shows in Broadway history.
- Show is loved by the masses.
- We are suggesting the show is for ages 13 and up.
- Show has been a hit with Teens.
- Coming of age story with some mature subject matter.
MATURE SUBJECT MATTER
- Some strong language*
- Substance abuse
As Rainbow Stage is an open air theatre in a public park, we will be adjusting the few moments of cursing in the show.