Union County – Limited tickets are still available for RENT,the musical, produced by Mystic Vision Players, at the Main Stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center; sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Performances are limited to two weekends, November 7th and 8th, 14th and 15th at 8:00pm.
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’sRENT 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.
To purchase tickets for this exclusive Union County production, visit http://ucpac.org, or contact the Union County Performing Arts Center’s box office at 732-499-8662.
This program is being sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in connection with the Union County Performing Arts Center. Performances are produced by Mystic Vision Players with direction by Howard Whitmore, choreography by Melanie Jefferson and musical direction by David Maglione.
Mystic Vision Players is a non-profit theatre company based in Linden, NJ dedicated to the growth and showcasing of all types of performing arts. In 1995, MVP became the resident theatre company of the Linden Cultural & Heritage Committee and has consistently received critical & audience acclaim and nominations as “Outstanding” in areas of Choreography, Acting, Music, and Overall Productions by the NJ Association of Community Theaters.
For additional information on this program, please contact Danni Newbury, Union County Office of Public Information, 908-527-4742.