7 - 31 August 2013
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Musical Arrangements Steve Skinner
Music Supervision and Additional Arrangements by Tim Weil
Original Concept/Additional Lyrics Billy Aronson
Dramaturg Lynn Thomson
Rent was originally produced in New York by New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
Presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited on behalf of Music Theatre International of New York
In its 20th anniversary year Pindar Theatre Productions will be performing the Tony award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical Rent. Pindar Theatre Productions are a new professional company who are passionate about creating diverse and intense theatre productions, without the massive price tag attached. Their main aim to showcase talented performers and creative teams from all walks of life and training.
The production will feature a new take on ‘Rent,’ dark, grotty and grim, it will showcase the realities of New York in the 90’s, this production of Rent will be like no other seen in London in the recent years, the director adds “I want reality, I want truth and I want to create an impact.”
Rent follows the lives of eight individuals living in New York at the time of the AIDS epidemic, it evokes love, passion, death, anger and captures the meaning of living for today. With spectacular book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson, Rent The Musical is one that will leave you with overwhelming emotions.
With Casting by Benjamin Newsome (Title of Show UK, Secret Garden, Little Me & Crazy For You), Musical Direction by James Doughty (Spelling Bee, Children of Eden, ALW unsung & Side by Side) and Choreography by Adam Scown. In association with the Make A Difference Trust, supporting people living with AIDS, HIV and other long-term chronic illnesses.