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    Random Society 21 presents...

    By Jonathan Larson

    20:15, Tue 14th May 2019 - Sun 19th May 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:30, Tue 21st May 2019 - Sun 26th May 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    22:30, Tue 28th May 2019 - Sun 2nd June 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    Easter Week 3 to Week 6

    Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.
    The musical was first seen in a limited three-week workshop production at New York Theatre Workshop in 1994. This same off-Broadway theatre was also the musical's initial home following its official January 25, 1996 opening. The show's creator, Jonathan Larson, died suddenly the night before the off-Broadway premiere. The show won a Pulitzer Prize, and the production was a hit. The musical moved to Broadway's larger Nederlander Theatre on April 29, 1996.
    On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The Broadway production closed on September 7, 2008 after a 12-year run of 5,123 performances, the ninth longest-running Broadway show at the time. The production grossed over $280 million.
    The success of the show led to several national tours and numerous foreign productions. In 2005 it was adapted into a motion picture that features most of the original cast members.

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    Auditions are being held at the times below – more details

    • Fri 26th Apr, 15:30–19:30, Random Location 25

    We are looking for: Publicist, Sound Designer, Director, Technical Director and Producer – more details

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