Based loosely on "La Boheme," "Rent" follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. More…
From the show:
Welcome to Rent, the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical that shaped a generation. With its premiere in 1996, this production became a pop culture powerhouse of urban life, rock music, plus a story that all ages can relate to.
See it if you like an form of theatre, or like to see things that are timeless.
Don't see it if You don't like complex theatre or shows that cover deep and intense topics.
See it if You want to support local theatre, are a fan of RENT, and/or want to have an entertaining, yet inexpensive theatre experience.
Don't see it if You are wanting a polished production with no sound or lighting issues, or if you don’t like rock operas or shows done in intimate spaces.
See it if You want a beautiful, original, personal, and intimate staging. Director Lauren Elder has breathed new life with a semi immersive staging.
Don't see it if You’re bothered by early preview tech glitches. Less than stellar sound at times that muffled strong singers.
See it if I watched the show 4 times and never got bored. The story, songs, acting all match so well. Quite a delight
Don't see it if If english is not your first language and you have not mastered basic conversation skills, it may be tough follow up some of the scenes.
See it if See it if you love singing, dancing, a great story line, seeing young ambitious, talented and good looking actors.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you loathe musicals and you like status quo in life.
See it if You enjoy wonderful acting and beautiful singing loaded with heartfelt emotion about the hard realities of life.
Don't see it if You can't stand incredible performances, raw emotion, and the tragedies and triumph of the human condition.
See it if You wanna be entertained on Sunday night and your friend is in the show.
Don't see it if U wanna get yelled by the chick with the ponytail. Not a frequent theater goer and she barked @ me for not knowing photos aren’t permitted