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Rent Shows Audiences Why It Has Been a Broadway Favorite for Two Decades

Since opening its doors 20 years ago, the F.M. Kirby Center's cumulative audience has been more than 2.5 million people. These audiences have witnessed a broad spectrum of attractions, ranging from grand opera and Broadway musicals to performers by acrobats, dancers, magicians, and ice skaters. This year, F.M. Kirby Center is proud to present the hit musical RENT!

RENT is Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical retelling of the “La Bohème” story. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, friends in Manhattan’s East Village struggle to build the lives of their dreams. Pennilessness, social tension, and political unrest, among other hardships, challenge the group physically and emotionally. Facing the problems head-on, they make personal self-discoveries and find what really matters most in life.

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece return to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.

Songs include “Seasons of Love,” “Without You,” “Out Tonight,” “One Song Glory,” “I'll Cover You” and “Santa Fe.” RENT will play at F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, February 11th. Tickets start at $45 and are available for purchase at www.kirbycenter.org and the Sundance Vacations Box Office. For additional information, please call (570) 826-1100.

We know you love your home at B’nai B’rith Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, but it’s important to stay active and involved in your community. Attending this event is the perfect chance for you to journey outside your comfort zone to meet new people and seek new opportunities.

Event Time/Date:
Tuesday, February 11, 2020—7:30 PM

Event Venue Location:
F.M. Kirby Center
71 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701

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