Venue Details

18 Star Starred
The Footlight Club
at Eliot Hall 7A Eliot Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-3200
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Member Tips

Kate
This is a neighborhood venue so casual dress is apropos
info Apr 03 2011 star this tip starred
Kate
On street parking, no parking restrictions in this area
info Apr 03 2011 star this tip starred
Kate
No food or drink available in the theatre but loads of places nearby before or after
info Apr 03 2011 star this tip starred
Trammie Nguyen
They did sell chips and soda on the first floor but no food or drinks allowed in the actual theater.
info Apr 05 2011 star this tip starred
Trammie Nguyen
Very hard to find parking but we lucked out and found parking right on the street.
info Apr 05 2011 star this tip starred
Trammie Nguyen
No need to arrive early because there was no line to get tickets.
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5 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

I've been to one other production at the Footlight Club that was sub-par so I was not sure what I was going to witness. I was very happily surprised to see an amazing... continued

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1 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

I thought the production of RENT at the Footlight Club was great. Every member had a terrific voice and the singing was excellent!

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attended Apr 02 2011

I was highly impressed by the cast of Rent at the Footlight. The whole performance was very professional and the actors were extremely talented with strong singing... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.footlight.org/show4season10_11.html

Quotes & Highlights

The Broadway production of _Rent _ran for 5,123 performances from 1996 to 2008 and collected four Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score.

Description

_Rent _is a rock opera that tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark tries to capture it through his attempts to make a film. In the year that follows, the group deals with love, loss, AIDS, and modern day life in one truly powerful story.

Featured in the cast are: Todd Sandstrom, Sara Jane Burns, Joshua Rajman, Shira Cahn-Lipman, Anne Olmsted, Jose Romero, Matthew Ford and Rishi Basu.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Footlight Club

Nestled in a residential area near Jamaica Pond, The Footlight Club, America's oldest community theatre, has performed every year since 1877. For over 120 years Footlight Club members have sustained the organization's mission:

To present the best in non-professional theater to a broad-based audience, and to preserve and maintain Eliot Hall as a community resource.