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    • by Michael Bihovsky
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      Having just officially begun it’s eleventh “season of love” on Broadway, RENT remains just as energetic and potent as it did when it first was introduced over ten years ago. RENT, a “rock-opera” written by the late composer/lyricist Jonathan Larson, tells the

      story of a small group of young artists in the East Village of New York City, and movingly depicts their daily struggles with issues such as financial ruin, fading relationships, and the AIDS epidemic. RENT captures an essence that is virtually unprecedented ...

      • in the musical theatre: it is realistic. It’s blend of social commentary, engaging humor, and intense dramatic and thematic material affects the viewer in a powerful way, and pays tribute to the art of musical theatre, and theatre in general. Leaving the
        theatre, the viewer is sure to enter back into the real world with a renewed sense of purpose, priority, and the desire to live life to the very fullest extent possible; for as Jonathan Larson so beautifully declares, there truly is “no day but today. ”



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