Rent: Award-Winning Rock Opera About New York Bohemians at The Footlight Club
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Playwright Victoria Stewart was inspired by two very different figures -- CNBC personality Suze Orman and Victorian novelist Henry James -- when writing her latest, most probing play, Rich Girl. For despite their differences, both Orman and James share an obsession with money and Rich Girl explores that peculiarly American fascination with startling sensitivity and imagination. When the sheltered Claudine meets the penniless Henry, the two fall helplessly in love. But for Claudine's mother, a tough-talking celebrity finance guru, this happiest of happy coincidences is a cause for suspicion and worry. Inspired by the classic play and film The Heiress, this clever new comedy examines women and their relationships with men, mothers and moolah -- if not in exactly that order. Courtney O'Connor directs the show at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Learn More
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- The Broadway production of <em>Rent </em>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.
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 ClubNestled 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.