Rent Extended a Second Time through August 22

ATLANTA, GA – JULY 29, 2015 – Actor’s Express is extending its production of Jonathan Larson’s Rent for a second time through August 22, 2015. Since opening on July 10, Rent has played to sold out houses and rave reviews from audiences and local publications. The original cast will remain with the production through the extension with the exception of the role of Tom Collins which will be filled by Kevin Harry (Murder Ballad at Actor’s Express and Les Miserables at Aurora Theatre) for the final week of performances. Performances of Rent are Wednesdays through Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 2 PM and 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM. The final performance will be Saturday, August 22 at 8 PM. Tickets for the final week of performances start at $26 and may be purchased online at actors-express.com or by calling 404-607-7469.

ABOUT THE PLAY
Rent
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by Freddie Ashley

Rent is the groundbreaking musical that makes us all want to live “La Vie Boheme.” Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Actor’s Express presents Jonathan Larson’s explosive adaptation of Puccini’s La Boheme in a pulsing, reimagined new production like nothing you’ve seen before. From “One Song Glory” to the iconic “Seasons of Love,” the music of Rent will transport you back to the East Village, where life is full of possibilities for those who are young, idealistic and unafraid.

TICKETS
Tickets start at $26. Purchase tickets online at actors-express.com or by calling 404.607.7469. Group pricing is available. For info, email tickets@actorsexpress.com.

*Ticket prices are subject to availability. Order early for best pricing. 8% sales tax will be added to all orders.

CAST
Jennifer Acker - Maureen Johnson
Jeremiah Parker Hobbs - Roger Davis
Kevin Harry - Tom Collins (through August 22)
Greg Hunter - Tom Collins (through August 16)
Jeanette Illidge - Joanne Jefferson
Julissa Sabino - Mimi Marquez
Patrick Schweigert - Mark Cohen
Michael Stiggers - Benjamin Coffin III
Austin Tijerina - Angel Dumott Schunard
Chase Davidson - Ensemble
Shelli Delgado - Ensemble
Falashay Pearson - Ensemble
Trevor Rayshay Perry - Ensemble
Dylan Parker Singletary - Ensemble
Jordan-William Snead - Ensemble/Roger u/s
Ashley Tate - Ensemble
Eric Hosford - Ensemble/Swing

CREATIVE TEAM
Freddie Ashley - Director
Alli Lingenfelter - Music Director
Sarah Turner - Choreographer
Kat Conley - Scenic Designer
Joseph P. Monaghan III - Lighting Designer
Deyah Brenner - Costume Designer
Angie Bryant - Sound Designer
Courtney Greever - Stage Manager

WE ARE GRATEFUL TO OUR SPONSORS
City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs
Kilpatrick Townsend
Fulton County Board of Commissioners
Holland IT Consulting
Relevance Advisors
The Shubert Foundation

ABOUT ACTOR’S EXPRESS
Since our founding in 1988, we have sought to nurture the next generation of playwrights through workshops, readings, and full productions of new plays; to develop and nurture Atlanta's artistic community through theatre training; to catalyze the dialogue essential to the vitality of our neighborhood and our city; and to enhance Atlanta's reputation nationally as a thriving center for live performance.

Actor’s Express is located on the west side of Atlanta in the King Plow Arts Center at 887 W. Marietta Street, Suite J-107, Atlanta, Georgia 30318.

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