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The Brook Arts Center presents the Tony Award and
Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon RENT. Set in the East Village of New
York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice, and
living for today. This is theatre at its best—exuberant, passionate,
and joyous. RENT is a pop-cultural sensation with songs that rock and a
story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's RENT follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young
artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's
Lower East Side, under the shadow of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. How these
young artists negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the
narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.
For a quarter of a century, Jonathan Larson’s RENT has
inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. With
its inspiring message of joy and aspiration in the face of fear, this
timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure
our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.
The Media and Performance Collective and Brook Arts
Center are producing RENT to benefit Club Serenity, a New Jersey
non-profit organization dedicated to providing recovery services to
those addicted to alcohol and drugs.
WHEN: Performances Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. WHERE: Brook Arts Center, 10 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook TICKETS: Adult tickets are $30 and Student/Senior tickets
are $20. Reserved Social Distance Seating Tickets @ brookarts.org or call 732-469-7700.
The theater is ADA accessible, offers
concessions, and free parking in the adjacent lot. Box Office opens 90
minutes before showtime.