Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 8/03/2014

August 3
10:00 AM 2014
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RENT in Broadway 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.This is theatre at its best -- exuberant, passionate, and joyous. Regional theatres will love the freedom and flexibility that RENT offers; minimal costuming and sets are required. RENT RETURNSVisit the official "Site for Rent" for NYC ticketing and more information on this new production.
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South Carolina THEATER Stories | Shows


Dirty Dancing in South CarolinaDirty Dancing
North Charleston Coliseum Performing Arts Center
(Runs 10/4 - 10/5)
Florence Little Theatre
(Runs 9/16 - 9/25)
Charleston Stage
(Runs 9/7 - 9/25)
Greenville Little Theatre
(Runs 9/16 - 10/2)
Disney's Beauty and the Beast in South CarolinaDisney's Beauty and the Beast
Aiken Community Playhouse
(Runs 9/2 - 9/17)


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