The story of “Rent” by Jonathan Larson is based loosely on Puccini’s “La Boheme.” “Rent” follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive in New York’s Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV-AIDS.
The local production is directed by Dan Prather and Alex Bigus. The cast includes Thomas Anderson, Curt Knupp, Sean Connors, Richie Johnson, Chad Burris, Dan Prather, Moe Graesner, Sarah Nickerson, Roberta Vonfange, Kathy Daniels, Joy Richardson, Portia Bowers, Dottie Bartlett, Pete Barrett, John Van de Voort, John Solomon, Kevin Elmore, Crystal Elmore, Ruth Bigus, Catherine Boone, Michelle Coon, Kristine Norvaishas, Patricia Rusconi, and Nan Lippincott.
The concert has adult themes and is suitable for adults.
Admission is $10. Tickets are available at rentinconcert.brownpapertickets.com. For more information visit www.alcottartscenter.org/ or call 913-233-2787.