American Theater Company Extends RENT thru July 1


American Theater Company (ATC) has announced new performance dates for its production of Jonathan Larson's RENT, directed by David Cromer. The production is now extended through July 1, 2012 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago, IL. Tickets for the two-week extension are now on sale through the box office, and 773.409.4125.

East Village. 1990. American Theater Company teams up with About Face Theatre to create a fresh look at Jonathan Larson's 1996 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock opera. At the end of the 1980's, a group of Bohemian artists struggle to find life, love and art in a brutal economy and the height of the AIDS crisis. Director David Cromer will bring a staggering reality to this landmark musical.

American Theater Company is an ensemble of artists committed to producing new and classic American stories that ask the question, "What does it mean to be an American?" We provide a truly intimate home for the community to experience meaningful stories. We foster a nurturing environment for artists to take risks and create essential work.

About Face Theatre creates exceptional, innovative, and adventurous plays to advance the national dialogue on gender and sexual identity, and to challenge and entertain audiences in Chicago, across the country, and around the world.

RENT plays on the following schedule: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 8:00pm, Saturdays: 3:00pm & 8:00pm and Sundays: 2:00pm. Preview tickets are $10 rush tickets at the door, or reserved seats for $40. For the regular run, Wed., Thurs. & matinees are $45 and Fri. & Sat. evenings are $50. The opening night including post-show reception is $50. The Box Office is located at 1909 W Byron St., Chicago. Call 773.409.4125 or visit

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