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Music, Lyrics, and Book by Jonathan Larson
Directed and Choreographed by George Pinney
Musical Direction by Terry LaBolt

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See the Ticket Specials below!
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October 8, 9, 12-15 7:30 pm
October 16 2 p.m. & 7:30 pm
Ruth N. Halls Theatre

Ticket Specials just for RENT

  • Sit up close for just $10! All you have to do is line up at the Norvelle Center box office one hour before showtime. The first 26 people in line will be able to buy a Rent Head ticket for just $10 and sit in the first two rows of the theatre! Don't miss your chance.
  • Student Rush! Beginning at 10 a.m. on the day of any performance, students may purchase a rush ticket for just $10 cash with your IU ID. Between 10-5 , visit the IU Auditorium Box Office. Beginning one hour before the show, just come to the Norvelle Center on the corner of 7th and Jordan.
  • Watch for other specials that may come to you via special classses or messages sent by other departments on campus.


Based on the timeless Giacomo Puccini opera La Bohéme, this emotionally stirring story follows a diverse group of young artists struggling to survive and celebrate life in New York’s East Village. One of the most successful musicals in American history.

"What makes Rent so wonderful is . . . its extraordinary spirit of hopeful defiance and humanity."
The New York Times

  • 1996 Tony® Award for Best Musical
  • 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
  • 1996 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical
  • 1996 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical
  • 1996 Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical
  • 1996 Drama League Award for Best Musical
  • 1996 Obie Award for Outstanding Book, Music, and Lyricsl