Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a life in New York City's East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit a local GLBT charity.
Musical Arrangements by Steve Skinner
Original Concept/Additional Lyrics by Billy Aronson
Music Supervision and Additional Arrangements by Tim Weil
Dramaturg Lynn Thomson
RENT was originally produced in New York by New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
RENT is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials also supplied by MTI.
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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (A Charity Performance)
Book, Music and Lyrics by J
March 19-29, 2015
We are busy confirming venues for future performances, please check back for our full schedule.
Center Stage Players 2011, photo courtesy of Matt Schmitter
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
at CLUB DIVERSITY 863 S High Street Columbus, 43206
OCT 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 2018
The Rocky Horror Show is a a humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through to the early 1970s, the musical tells the story of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank N. Furter, unveiling his new creation, a sort of Frankenstein-style monster in the form of an artificially made, fully grown, physically perfect muscle man named Rocky Horror, complete "with blond hair and a tan"
Friday October 5, 7:30p
Saturday October 6, 7:30p
Friday October 12, 7:30p
Saturday October 13, 7:30p
Friday October 19, 7:30p
Saturday October 20, 7:30p
"A socko wacko weirdo rock concert." - WNBC TV
"A musical that deals with mutating identity and time warps becomes one of the most mutated, time-warped phenomena in show business." - The New York Times
"Campy trash." - Time
"One of the '10 most influential postwar British plays.'" - Guardian UK