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RENT - the musical

Friday, May 16, 2014 to Sunday, June 1, 2014
Mainstage Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)
Presented by: 
Theater Arts Department

PLEASE NOTE: This production includes nudity and adult content.

Professor Danny Scheie directs a student cast in a 3-week run of this Tony Award-winning rock-musical. Based on Puccini's opera La Bohème, RENT follows a group of bohemian artists, many of whom live with AIDS, who struggle to maintain their friendships and their non-conformist ideals in New York's East Village.
Lyrics, book, and music by Jonathan Larson.
Music director Colin Hannon.

Fri-Sun, May 16-18
Thu-Sun, May 22-25
Thu-Sun, May 29-June 1

curtain: 7:30 pm (Sundays at 3:00 pm)
doors open 30 minutes before curtain

Post-show Talk-Backs with members of the cast and production team on two Saturdays:
May 24 and May 31

Note: Electronic cigarettes, strobe lights, and theatrical haze will be used in the theater.

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Reserved seating
$15 general
$12 seniors 62+
$12 youth and students w/ ID

Ticket specials:
"Buy-1, get-1" at any price level for all Thursday and Sunday performances
Groups: $9 per ticket for 10 tix or more (purchase in advance)
UCSC fac, staff, Alumni Assoc. members: 2 tix at student rate (must present valid ID)

Tickets on sale at:, UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159), and the SC Civic Box Office (831-420-5260)

Parking $4

photo credit: Steve DiBartolomeo