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Presented by Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UCI (CTSA) at Claire Trevor Theatre, Irvine CA

Jun 03 - 10 2023

Music, Lyrics & Book by Jonathan Larson Directed by Telly Leung Zachary Dietz, music direction Andrew Palermo, choreography Andrea Corona, scenic design Marcy Froelich, costume design Diana Herrera, lighting design Costa Daros, sound designer

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, friends in Manhattan’s East Village struggle to build the lives of their dreams. Pennilessness, drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, social tension, and political unrest, among other hardships, challenge the group physically and emotionally. Facing the problems head on, they make personal self-discoveries and find what really matters most in life.

“Connection in an isolating age." Jonathan Larson's lyric from "What You Own" from RENT was first heard in 1996, but it

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General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Packages: $15
UCI Students & Children under 17: $12

Current, fulltime UCI Students are eligible for the Student Arts Pass.
UCI FacultyAlumniStaffEmeriti and Retirees may enjoy the FAStER Pass.

Contact: 9498242787


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  • Jun 3, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 4, 2023 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 7, 2023 at 07:30 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 8, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 9, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 10, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Evenings: 3, 8, 9, 10at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: June 4* at 2:00 p.m.
Evening: June 7 at 7:30 p.m.

* Please join us for a TalkBack with cast & crew, after the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance on Sun., June 4.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Claire Trevor Theatre

4002 Mesa Road, Irvine, CA 92697

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