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“Rent” Coming to Plainview at CAP

The rock opera, based on an immortal Puccini opera, is next up at Plainview's theatre.

Just off a successful run of "Annie," The Cultural Arts Playhouse makes the lightning-quick turnaround and is about to produce another Broadway hit.

“CAP” in Plainview will be performing Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer-prize winning and Tony award winning Best Musical production of the Broadway musical “Rent,” which ran on Broadway for 12 years, making it the ninth longest running Broadway show in history.

Rent is a rock opera with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson, based on Giacomo Puccini’s immortal opera "La Bohème." With an opening song "Seasons of Love" - which describes how to measure a year in a life, along with numerous other songs, tell the story of a group of young artists and musicians struggling to survive in New Yorks Lower East Side Village in the thriving days of the disappearing Bohemian lifestyle.

Directed by Rich Martino, with musical direction by Mark Levenson and main stage manager Eliana K. Lichtman, CAP has assembled a talented cast featuring local talent and New York City actors to fully entertain your performance experience.  

They take the stage with performances on: Jan. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 and Feb. 4, 5. The Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 pm, Sundays at 7 p.m., and Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  All tickets: $ 20.00

For more information or for tickets, please call the box office at 516-694-3330 or visit www.culturalartsplayhouse.com.

Cultural Arts Playhouse is located at 625 Old Country Rd. Plainview, NY 11803.

The Cultural Arts Playhouse has adult productions, children’s theater performances and offers theater education for ages 7 to 18.

Stay tuned for a follow-up article, as the YPT, Young Peoples Theater group at CAP will also be taking the stage with this same production next month.

Laura Frazin Steele January 16, 2011 at 08:32 PM
Great information, Cindy.

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