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Friday Jul 18 | Folio Weekly

'Rent' Still Relevant 20 Years Later

Mimi , who is an HIV-positive junkie working as an exotic dancer, is Roger's girlfriend in "Rent."

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Related Topix: 9, Theater, Arts, HIV/AIDS, Health, East Village (New York, NY), Musical Theater

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Medina theater group tackles love, poverty, AIDS with 'Rent' musical

The cast of "Rent" peforms the musical's title song during a dress rehearsal Tuesday night at the Medina Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Medina, OH, Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Folio Weekly

Recognized as one of the best plays ever written, "Rent" hits Players ...

Mimi , who is an HIV-positive junkie working as an exotic dancer, is Roger's girlfriend in "Rent."

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Related Topix: 9, Theater, Arts, HIV/AIDS, Health, East Village (New York, NY), Musical Theater

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Review: Musical bravely tackles child cancer

Dani and her guardian angel Raph in a scene from "Dani Girl." Photo by Vladimir Bunoan for ABS-CBNnews.com The Sandbox Collective is hoping they will as the new arts company led by its managing artistic director, Toff de Venecia, makes its debut with the Off Broadway musical "Dani Girl" on Friday night at the RCBC Plaza in Makati City.

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Related Topix: Christian-Rock, Musical, Theater, Arts

City Pages

Rent comes to Lyric Arts

Jonathan Larson's Rent is 20 years old. That's long enough for fans to grow up with the show.

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Related Topix: Theater, Musical Theater, Anoka, MN

NWAonline

Community Theatre opens new stage with Rent

Community Theatre of Little Rock's Rent cast includes Michael Goodbar , Jeremiah Herman, Brittany Sparkles, Ryan Whitfield, Jess Carson, Kelsey Padill and Angel Monroe and Anthony Magee.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Rent, Musical Movies, Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Health, HIV/AIDS, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Cape Cod Times

'Rent' remains relevant

The rock musical "Rent" was timely when it first hit the stage in 1996. The multi-award winning show was written for a very specific time about a very specific problem that captured the nation's attention and took a huge toll on artistic communities - AIDS.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rent, HIV/AIDS, Health, Theater, Arts

Sat Jul 05, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Sondheim Society Presents GOD, 7/8-12

Rehearsals are now well underway for GOD, the 20th anniversary celebration show from the Stephen Sondheim Society, which pays tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius.

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Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Audra, WV

San Mateo Daily Journal

How do you measure a year?

Over the last few weeks, I have found that there is one song constantly playing in my head.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rent, Education Etc.

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Rent, School Edition, Presented By Avon Summer Theater

Fifty students from many towns in the Greater Hartford area and Farmington Valley come together to produce and perform a dynamic production of RENT: School Edition.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rent, Theater, Arts, Avon, CT, Opera, Giacomo Puccini

Mon Jun 30, 2014

EDGE

tick, tick...BOOM

Far more than "Rent," the megahit musical for which Jonathan Larson is almost exclusively known, his somewhat obscure "tick, tick...BOOM!" inspires the personal identification and sense of investment of a true cult phenomenon.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Miranda, Theater, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Broadway Rose Brings 76 Trombones and a Lot of Exuberance to the Music Man

Some theater companies love to reinvent the wheel. They take hold of a classic play or musical and try to find a new way of looking at it.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, New York, Comedy Movies, The Music Man, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Musical Theater

Sat Jun 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: Miranda and Olivo Warm-Up to Rent Again, But This Time Leslie Odom Jr. Joins In

Yesterday, Lin-Manuel Miranda posted a Vine of him and Karen Olivo warming up. The song they chose was Tune Up #1 from the hit musical Rent .

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Related Topix: Leslie Odom Jr.

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