Auditions, Show Dates Set For The Musical ‘RENT’

Big Time Players announce auditions for the musical “RENT” at The Spire Theater will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. A wide range of performers and backstage crew are needed for this production. A diverse cast is needed. A song representing your vocal range should be prepared.

“RENT” is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La boheme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York City’s lower east side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.

The production will run weekends May 9-17. Big Time Productions is partnering with a new artistic director, Adam Owens, a Jamestown native, who has extensive experience and training in all facets of the performing arts. The Spire Theater strives to promote diversity, camaraderie and artistic inspiration. The Big Time Players provide an outlet for local performers to showcase their talents as well as contributing to the vibrant arts and entertainment of our community. For more information about auditions, contact Adam Owens at 679-8763 or visit www.spiretheater.org.