The hit Broadway musical "Rent" is captivating audiences at the Fisher Theatre in Downtown Detroit. Click the video link to see one of the actresses describe the excitement of being onstage in Detroit. It's the 20th Anniversary Tour of the show that won the Tony award and a Pulitzer Prize for drama. Rent runs through January 20th and tickets are available at www.broadwayindetroit.com
Jonathan Larsson's "Rent" Changed the landscape of American Theatre when it first hit the state in 1996. The rock musical is loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme." It follows an the lives of 7 artists, struggling to follow their dreams without selling out, while coping with the pain of HIV and Aids affecting their community.
The producers say: With its inspiring message of joy and hope 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. "
Wednesday - Saturday evening performance at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 17 matinee at 1:00 p.m.
Special open captioned performance on Sunday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour start at $39 (includes facility and parking fees). Tickets are available at www.broadwayindetroit.com