Rent takes place in New York City’s East Village during the late 1980s/early 90s. The story revolves around a group of struggling artists who are living in poverty and trying to pursue their dreams while facing the challenges of love, loss, and the HIV/AIDS crisis. As they navigate their lives, they come together as a chosen family, supporting and inspiring one another to live each day to the fullest. Rent explores themes of love, friendship, acceptance, and understanding.
Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1996)
Cast Size: 13+
Music/Lyrics/Book: Jonathan Larson
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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