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Eliot Hall
7A Eliot Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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People who have difficulty walking may find the staircase to the main stage daunting. Not sure if there's an elevator on the premises, but come prepared for a climb.
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Wear a sweater in the winter months at this theater.
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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 cast with real lung power that drove this local production beyond my...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 voices. Since the tickets were so inexpensive, I didn't quite know what to expect....continued

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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.


_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.