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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.

BroadwayWorld.com

Nick Blaemire, Joe Iconis, Anne L. Nathan, Taylor Trensch & Alysha...

Nick Blaemire, Joe Iconis, Anne L. Nathan, Taylor Trensch & Alysha Umphress to Perform Works of Jonathan Larson at City Center, Today The Lobby Project, a series of free pre-show events presented in conjunction with New York City Center 's Encores! Off-Center series, will feature a free pre-show event before the Saturday, June 28 performance of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Fri Jun 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

this Week in Pictures: June 21- 27

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more.

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Related Topix: Leslie Odom Jr., Lin-Manuel Miranda

WSJ Media and Advertising

Ghosts, Both Present and Absent, Hover Over Memorable a oetick, ticka BOOM!a

Jonathan Larson's 1990 rock musical "tick, ticka BOOM!" is about an aspiring young songwriter in New York struggling to write a breakthrough show and obsessed with a role model and idol whose full name he cannot bring himself to utter: "Ste - Sond - ."

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Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Advertising

BroadwayWorld.com

Broadway's Adam Pascal to Guest on Radio Show Happy Hour with Ben & Alexander, 7/1

Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood is proud to welcome Tony Nominee Adam Pascal as guest on Universal Broadcasting Network's internet radio show "Happy Hour with Ben & Alexander" on Tuesday, July 1st at 6 PST on www.ubnradio.com .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Rent, Musical Movies, Adam Pascal

Deadline

Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes 'Tick, Tick' To The Heights

New York's summer season is in full swing, meaning that while Broadway is relatively quiet in terms of openings, there's plenty happening elsewhere, from the concert stages of Central Park and various downtown music festivals to the two events covered here: The smashing second-season launch of Encores! Off-Center series - a complement to City ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tap, Drama Movies, Savion Glover, Black Entertainment

Thu Jun 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: Encores! TICK, TICK... BOOM! Celebrates Opening Night

Karen O livo star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson 's Tick, Tick... BOOM! , which opened last night, June 25 and runs through June 28. The opening show of City Center 's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals is directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: Tick, Tick...Boom! Audience Breaks Into Larson's 'Seasons of Love'

Last night's opening night audience, which included many previous winners of the Larson Foundation Awards, broke out into Larson's most popular tune, 'Seasons of Love' for the Larson family.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rent

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