RENT runs Feb. 16-March 3

RENT
Presented by Footlighters Inc.
Feb. 16-March 3
Newport

Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway musical based loosely on Puccini’s opera La Bohème. It follows a year in the lives of seven friends living the disappearing Bohemian lifestyle in New York’s East Village. AIDS and both its physical and emotional complications pervade the lives of Roger, Mimi, Tom, and Angel; Maureen deals with her chronic infidelity through performance art; her partner, Joanne, wonders if their relationship is worth the trouble; Benjamin has sold out his Bohemian ideals in exchange for a hefty income and is on the outs with his former friends; and Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, feels like an outsider to life in general, always behind the camera recording the events but never playing a part. This production contains strong language and mature themes.

Directed by Robert Weidle
Music directed by Charlie Wilheim
Vocal direction by Missy Whitis
Choreographed by David Radtke

Cast: Zachary Huffman as Roger, Bradon Fox as Mark, Jen McGuire as Maureen, Christina Henderson as Joanne, Dustin Baird as Angel, Steffen Whorton as Collins, Tina de Alderete as Mimi & Jason Santel as Benny
Ensemble: Sarah Gravely, Greg Good, Michelle Hanson, Jeff Surber, Lindsey Morgan, Tony Wright, Emily Carroll-Martin & Chris Smyth

  • Thu-Sat, Feb. 16-18 at 8pm
  • Sun, Feb. 19 at 2pm
  • Thu-Sat, Feb. 23-25 at 8pm
  • Sun, Feb. 26 at 2pm
  • Wed-Sat, Feb. 29-March 3 at 8pm

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Local media coverage: WVXU interview |

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