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Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale! Photo Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale!
by BWW Staff - Aug 13, 2020

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring online triple threat classes to students around the world. Now, for a limited time only, you can save 10% with our summer sale! Freshening up those triple threat skills is a great way to get ready to go back to school or get a leg up in the audition room.

Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale! Photo Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale!
by BWW Staff - Jul 23, 2020

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring online triple threat classes to students around the world. Now, for a limited time only, you can save 10% with our summer sale! Freshening up those triple threat skills is a great way to get ready to go back to school or get a leg up in the audition room.

BroadwayWorld & IAMT Launch Online Theater Classes - Learn Acting, Singing & Dancing  Photo BroadwayWorld & IAMT Launch Online Theater Classes - Learn Acting, Singing & Dancing from the Experts
by BWW Staff - Feb 11, 2020

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre are joining forces to bring an exclusive series of online classes in Acting, Singing, and Dance to students around the world! With each class, you will have access to some of the most sought-after teachers in New York City, and with their personalized feedback, they will help guide YOU towards a career in the arts. This series is as close as you can get to training in New York City without actually being there!

Review: RENT, National Tour at DPAC Photo Review: RENT, National Tour at DPAC
by Nicole Ackman - Jan 29, 2020

There are some musicals that become cultural milestones, that permeate beyond the theatre community into mainstream popular culture. OKLAHOMA did so in its day and HAMILTON is an obvious modern example. But if there's one show that achieved it in the 1990s, it's RENT. And this week, you can see the 20th Anniversary touring production at DPAC. The show's music, lyrics, and book by Jonathan Larson haven't changed over the past two decades but the world in which they exist certainly has. 

Review Roundup: The National Tour of RENT Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of RENT
by Review Roundups - Jan 27, 2020

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway... and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's Rent continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece has returned to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, Rent follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters-love.

BWW Review: RENT Rocks at Victoria Theatre Association Photo BWW Review: RENT Rocks at Victoria Theatre Association
by Jenni Cypher - Jan 24, 2020

BWW Review: RENT at Times Union Performing Arts Center Photo BWW Review: RENT at Times Union Performing Arts Center
by Jordan Higginbotham - Jan 15, 2020

Everything is Rent at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville, FL. Jonathan Larson's Rent takes place in New York City in the Late 80's to early 90's. The audience follows a group of characters as they discover how important it is to embrace each day they are given because they do not know when it will be their last. Through the entire production on January 14, I could hear fans of the production laugh, sniffle, and applaud as the beautiful story unfolded.

BWW Review: RENT at National Theatre Photo BWW Review: RENT at National Theatre
by Sophie Williams - Nov 19, 2019

For those who have been paying attention for the last 20-ish years, RENT was/is a pretty big deal. The rock opera adaptation of Puccini's La Boheme follows a group of young creatives in New York City during the AIDS crisis and was so popular during its initial run that it racked up multiple awards, including 3 Tonys and a Pulitzer. With that in mind, I believe it to be a very daunting task to perform RENT because it's easy to go through the motions and sing the songs that people know and love without really having to think about it. That being said, there were many moments where they got it right and others that might've fallen a little flat.

BWW Review: RENT in Ottawa - Vive la Vie Bohème! Photo BWW Review: RENT in Ottawa - Vive la Vie Bohème!
by Courtney Castelino - Oct 24, 2019

Broadway Across Canada has finally brought the much anticipated 20th Anniversary Tour of Jonathan Larson's acclaimed rock opera, Rent, to Ottawa. Rent is loosely based on the classic Puccini opera, La Bohème but, instead of 1890s Paris, Larson's scene is set in the gritty back alleys of New York's Alphabet City at Christmastime in the early nineties. We meet the two main protagonists, who are down on their luck. Mark (Cody Jenkins) is an aspiring filmmaker and Roger (Coleman Cummings) is a former musician. They live in a slum apartment, burning items in a steel trash can for warmth. Mark's girlfriend, Maureen (Kelsee Sweigard), left him for a woman named Joanne (Samantha Mbolekwa). Roger's girlfriend, April, committed suicide after she discovered that both she and Roger had contracted AIDS. To make matters even worse, Mark and Roger are about to be evicted by their former friend and roommate, Benny (Jason Taylor Smith), who recently purchased the building with the intention of converting it into a high-tech cyber arts studio.

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Returns To National Theatre By Popular Demand Photo RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Returns To National Theatre By Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning masterpiece RENT will return to the National Theatre by popular demand with its 20th anniversary tour production. The musical will run Tuesday, November 12 through Sunday, November 17, 2019, and is the fourth production in the venue's recordbreaking 2019-2020 Broadway at the National season.

RENT to Play at NAC Southam Hall Next Month! Photo RENT to Play at NAC Southam Hall Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

Zoom in on NAC Southam Hall as the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT plays Oct. 22-27.

BWW Review: RENT: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Will Make You Feel Seasons Of Love! Photo BWW Review: RENT: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Will Make You Feel Seasons Of Love!
by Alyson Eng - Sep 20, 2019

The hit Broadway musical: RENT opened up Broadway Across Canada's 2019-20 season with it's 20th Anniversary Tour at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on September 17th. Highlighting the story of struggling artists living in the East Village of New York City, we explore their struggles with life, love, and HIV/AIDS. RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour plays at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver till Sunday September 22nd!

BWW Review: RENT Kicks Off a Season of Love with Broadway Across Canada Photo BWW Review: RENT Kicks Off a Season of Love with Broadway Across Canada
by Vicki Trask - Sep 11, 2019

RENT tells the story of six New York artists struggling to survive at the end of the millennium. With a plot so complicated, it could be an opera (Puccini's La Bohéme), RENT is also a classic and one dear to many theatre-lovers' hearts. Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson, this 20th Anniversary tour is a story that speaks to audiences young and old.

BWW Review: RENT Rocks the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Photo BWW Review: RENT Rocks the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
by Sarah Dussome - Sep 9, 2019

Soulful and evocative, beloved musical Rent captivates Edmonton with its 20th anniversary touring production.

BWW Review: RENT Rocks the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Photo BWW Review: RENT Rocks the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
by Sarah Dussome - Sep 6, 2019

Ring in Edmonton's fall theatre season with dynamic smash hit Rent! It runs at Edmonton's Northern Jubilee Auditorium until July 8.

BWW Review: Everything is RENT at The Hobby Center Photo BWW Review: Everything is RENT at The Hobby Center
by Pnina Topham - Aug 10, 2019

In 1996, Jonathan Larson's rock-opera RENT changed the landscape of American theatre. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT chronicles a tumultuous year in the life of seven artists, struggling to navigate between their dreams and the harsh struggles of real life. Though first performed two decades ago, RENT's messages of love, acceptance, and loss remain poignant today.

RENT to Play at NAC Southam Hall Photo RENT to Play at NAC Southam Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Zoom in on NAC Southam Hall as the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT plays Oct. 22-27.

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by Sophie Williams - Jan 1, 2001

Review covering RENT at the National Theatre