Williamstown Musical Theatre Company is proud to present RENT running from the 10th to 25th November 2017 at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre.
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, RENT follows a year in the life of a group of friends struggling to make it in the big city. They include Mark, a filmmaker and the narrator of the story; his former girlfriend, Maureen, a performance artist; Maureen’s lover, Joanne, a public interest lawyer; Mark’s roommate Roger, a musician; Mimi, an exotic dancer, with whom Roger falls in love; Tom Collins, a computer genius; Collins’ lover, Angel, a street musician and drag queen; and Benny, a former member of the group who, after marrying into a wealthy family, has become their landlord. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves, and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical
OPENING NIGHT GALA
A complimentary supper and one complimentary drink from the bar will be provided post show for all patrons on Opening Night Friday 10th November. Invite friends to join you and make a social occasion of your night at the theatre.
DEVONSHIRE TEA SPECIAL
A complimentary devonshire tea will be provided for all patrons at interval on Sunday 12th November.