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RENT 2016

This was a rare and fantastic opportunity to see one of the all-time great musicals, performed by a stunning company of young practitioners in a refreshed new production. 

This exhilarating landmark musical told the thrilling story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive in New York City's East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian excess. Inspired by Puccini’s classic opera La Boheme, RENT features unforgettable music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson including the much-loved songs Seasons of Love, Take Me or Leave Me and La Vie Boheme. Winner of four Tony Awards, six Drama Desk Awards and the hugely prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it ran on Broadway for an astonishing 12 years.

ClassAction Theatre were one of the only companies who have been given permission to stage this legendary and landmark musical as it celebrates its 20th anniversary at the end of 2016 outside of the professional production that played in London at the end of the year.