A.C.T. Presents RENT
Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's 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. The physical and emotional complications of the disease pervade the lives of Roger, Mimi, Tom, and Angel. Maureen deals with her chronic infidelity through performance art; her partner, Joanne, wonders if their relationship is worth the trouble. Benny has sold out his Bohemian ideals in exchange for a hefty income and is on the outs with his former friends. Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, feels like an outsider to life in general. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves, and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.
Afton Community Theater is bringing to life this hit Broadway musical on the stage of the Afton HS Auditorium. RENT is brought to life by a spectacular cast staring:
Mark Durkee, Michael Graziano, Danika Clair, Jonathon Stockton, Frank Joseph, Doddy Crisell, Jackie Olson, Scott Germond, Emily Gregory, Jennifer Insinga, Jes Sheldon, Cat Robinson, Richard L Rutenber, & Eli Michael.
The Production staff is led by Director Cameron Kinnear, and features choreography by Kayliegh Shuler, vocal direction by Karen Clark, sound design by Steve Samsonic, & lighting design by Cindy Shumsey.
This production of RENT is a can't miss event that is sure to entertain and inspire you!
Afton High School Auditorium
29 Academy Street
Afton, NY 13730
|Minimum Age: 13|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|