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Drag Story Hour
Step into “Veranda’s living room”—complete with shiny shimmery decor, a pian...
July 23 - August 08, 2010
A cast of 37 students, ranging in age from 14 to 19, bring a fresh perspective to the iconic rock musical that celebrates life and the heroic struggle to survive. RENT School Edition, based loosely on Puccini’s opera, La Boheme, examines the lives and lifestyles of a group of young men and women living in New York’s East Village at the end of the 20th century.
Summer Youth Theatre Production
RENT-SCHOOL EDITION is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
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