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RENT

Sunday, May 16, 2021 • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

$30.00 - $50.00

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Event Details

General Seating - $50/Pod

La Vie Boheme Seating - $30/Pod

PODS FIT UP TO FOUR ADULTS

In keeping with the tradition of RENT, the FRONT ROW of seats will be available at a discounted price

*Space is limited. Reservations MUST be made in advance*

"DOORS" OPEN AT 5:45pm


*IMPORTANT: If your party is FOUR adults or less, you only need to purchase ONE POD.*


In our glorious return to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, we are excited to be presenting RENT as this groundbreaking musical celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Audience members will be sitting in the field in a designated pod. Blankets ONLY in the first two rows, blankets and chairs will be allowed for the remaining rows.


Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.


Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. The physical and emotional complications of the disease 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. Benny has sold out his Bohemian ideals in exchange for a hefty income and is on the outs with his former friends. Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, feels like an outsider to life in general. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread.


Directed by John Moynihan

Music Directed by Justin Knowlton

Choreographed by Carli Hamilton


Featuring:

Andrew Burton Kelley as Mark Cohen

Hugo Lindsay at Roger Davis

Johnny Nichols, Jr. as Tom Collins

Angel Fisher as Angel Dumott Schunard

Carli Hamilton as Maureen Johnson

Mai Hartwich as Mimi Marquez

Orlik Guzman as Joanne Jefferson

Bobby Gariepy as Benjamin "Benny" Coffin III


Ensemble

Joe Couturier

Megan Little

Jake Egan

Julia Arey

Nathaniel Sapienza

Caelan Jordan

Venue Information

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm
5 Little’S Lane
Newbury, MA 01951
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Organizer Information

Firehouse Center for the Arts


1 Market Square
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 462-7336

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