The Original Cast Of “RENT” Reunites For A 10th SA Anniversary Concert


Do you remember the award-winning hit production, Rent, which hit centre stage 10 years ago? Talk about a moment of nostalgia! If you, like us, loved it, then you’ll be happy to hear that the original SA cast will be reuniting for ONE NIGHT only in May. This is a concert you don’t want to miss!

Don’t Miss The Return Of RENT

Presented by Showtime Management, this celebratory one-night concert features the much-loved, iconic and popular numbers from the stage production of RENT, including Seasons of Love, Out Tonight, Without You, Will I and Take Me Or Leave Me, and will be performed by the original South African cast, who’ll be reuniting especially for this concert, with all proceeds going to charity.

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Based loosely on Puccini’s La Boheme, the musical follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished friends struggling to make it in New York’s East City Village, as they battle with relationships, drugs, loss, love, creativity, HIV/AIDS and paying their “rent”.  This concert version presents the entire score sung and performed with minimal staging. It’s all about the music, the songs and the strength of the beautiful voices that will have audiences singing along or sitting mesmerised, longing for more.

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And since this performance is for a good cause, all proceeds will go to Hospice Wits, whose “no end to caring” motto resonates with RENT’s themes of love, losing a loved one to a terminal illness, friendship and support. The funds provided by this event will be used for the continuation of that care in their compassionate environment, enabling patients to feel supported and encouraged on the journey of life-threatening illness.

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What started as a lighthearted Facebook chat about getting together for the 10th Anniversary of RENT is now becoming a reality. Hazel Feldman and Tony Feldman of Showtime Management, the original producers of RENT, are lending their full support to RENT in concert, and Montecasino, the concert host, is providing the Teatro as the concert venue. Technical companies Gearhouse Splitbeam, ProSound and Computicket have donated their services while Music Theatre International New York and the Jonathan Larson Estate have decided to waiver their performance royalties.

Tickets for this one-night-only concert are limited, so book at Computicket as soon as possible. #RentConcertSA 

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When Is It?

Monday, 15 May 2017 at 20:00.

Where Is It?

The Teatro at Montecasino, Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost between R150 and R450 per person and are available at Computicket.

For More Information

For more information about this event and the production, visit Showtime Management on their website or on Facebook. Also, visit Montecasino and Hospice Wits online to find out more.

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