Performances are July 21-24 and July 28-31
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.
Summer Box Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10 am-2 pm
With direction by Melanie Lucas, music direction by Emma Wason, and choreography by Dana Warren-Tolios, Kent Trumbull Theatre presents a diverse cast of veterans and newcomers to our stage.
Roger Davis (Jacob Glosser)
A struggling musician and former drug addict. He is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain. Roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-positive.
Mark Cohen (Harmon Andrews)
Filmmaker and video artist. Knee deep in his own soul-searching, Mark is the typical young artist. He and Roger are roommates in the loft. A bit of a nerd.
Tom Collins (Isaiah Blue)
A computer genius and liberal professor. He is a nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition. Used to be a roommate in the loft and is HIV-positive.
Benjamin Coffin III (Alexander Lucas)
The landlord of Mark and Roger's apartment building. A former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth.
Joanne Jefferson (Alexis Maxine)
A public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian. She is smart and purposeful in all her decisions. Carries on a tumultuous relationship with Maureen.\
Angel Dumott Schunard (Austin Brown)
The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag queen with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. He becomes Tom's lover.
Mimi Marquez (Brooke Jai)
An HIV-positive stripper with drug addictions. Slender and sickly, she conceals it all at her job in the local strip club. She lives in the same building as the loft.
Maureen Johnson (Elizabeth Huff)
An unpredictably zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne.
Ensemble (Allyson Wenger, Ariel Brinker, Tylor Zuniga, Kat Fitzgerald, Patience Miles, Parker Paniagua, Krista Bailes, Emilee James, Anna Elizabeth Gray, Dakota Smith, Christopher Scott, Kaitlyn Shaffer, Erika Scharf, Jackie Shannon, Connie Cassidy, Robert Spain)
Tell your friends. We can't wait to see you there!