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Join us as Festoon Theatre Company presents “Rent”.

This will be this brand-new theatre company’s first production since forming in January 2021. In its 25th Anniversary year you will be treated to an innovative and immersive version of this beloved rock musical which is loosely based on Puccini’s 1896 opera La Boheme.

In New York City's gritty East Village, a group of bohemians struggle to live and pay their rent. Measuring their lives in love, these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, addiction and the HIV/AIDS epidemic.



Director/ Co-Choreographer - Matt Pimm (he/him)
Production Manager/ Co-Choreographer - Cristina Duffy (she/her)
Musical Director - George Wheatley (she/her)
Set Designer - Sarah Vowles (she/her)
Lighting Design - Lee Sansom
Sound Design - Lawrence Williams
Technical Equipment Supplied by - LJS Event Services


Stuart James (he/him) - Mark Cohen
Barry Lattimore-Quinn (he/his) - Roger Davis
Melissa Chitura-Bidwell - (she/her) Mimi Marquez
Grant Miles (he/him) - Tom Collins
Alvin Zapata (he/him) - Angel Dumott Schunard
Tasha Msanide (she/her)  - Maureen Johnson
Nicole Vassell (she/her) - Joanne Jefferson
Jonathon Grant (he/his) - Benjamin Coffin III
Arbie Baguios (he/him) - Ensemble
Samantha Benson (she/her) - Ensemble
James-Lee Campbell (they/them/he/ never his, never sir)- Ensemble
Elaine Griffin (she/her) - Ensemble
Marc Kelly (he/him) - Ensemble
Emma Newman (she/her) - Ensemble
Aneka Rai (she/her) - Ensemble


Book, Music and Lyrics by
Jonathan Larson 

Musical Arrangements Steve Skinner
Music Supervision & Additional Arrangements Tim Weil
Original Concept/Additional Lyrics Billy Aronson
Dramaturg Lynn Thomson 

RENT was originally produced in New York by New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe<>


13th - 16th October 2021

7:00pm doors

7:30pm show start

16th October 2021

2.00pm doors

2.30pm show start​


General Admission £18

Prices exclude booking fees



Entrance to Rent is via our

Launcelot Street entrance


This event is not available with Vaults Gift Vouchers

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