RENT: A Bohemian Show

By Christopher Heide
Ever since its Broadway debut, RENT has mesmerized audiences with its vivid and empathetic depiction of the bohemian lifestyle. With graphic imagery of drug use, sexuality and violence, RENT has continuously managed to highlight issues that are currently still rampant throughout our society. While the iconic rock opera has become increasingly well-know, especially after its feature film debut in 2007, the current production by Second Story Repertory of Redmond manages to breathe renewed sense of individuality and naivete into its interpretation of a classic. Second Story Repertory injects a visceral urgency into an already youthful, resonant tale.

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