March 22, 23, 29, 30 @ 7PM
March 24 @ 2PM
Show Dates and Times
About the Show
Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your
voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the
Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs
that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Based loosely on
Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of
impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New
York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. How these young
bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread
to this groundbreaking musical.
Vocal Range: Tenor (C#3-G4)
Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, documents his friends' lives through his camera lens, always by his side. Roger's best friend and former flame of Maureen (who chose Joanne), Mark has a nerdy, quirky charm. He believes his art shields him from his grim reality, yet he struggles to fully engage. Mark's guilt over not having HIV/AIDS like his friends is evident. This role demands a strong singer and actor, with Tango dance ability for his duet with Joanne.