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The title "Rent" in red stylized as graffiti on a black and white brick wall which has other graffiti reading "no more rent" and "silence =

“Measure your life in love.”

May 21 – June 26, 2022
On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Don’t miss this sensational, iconic musical hot off its 25th Anniversary! Rent took Broadway by storm with its deeply resonant look at a deadly virus, financial precarity, and love as a radical act. As a group of young artists fight for justice and visibility during the AIDS crisis, they revel in the beautiful bonds of friendship and chosen family. With its profound message of joy and hope in the face of uncertainty, this timeless musical reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters — love.

Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Book & Best Original Score, 1996
Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1996


  • Book, Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
  • Directed by Chip Miller

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