Grafton High School’s theatre productions, under the direction of GHS alum Meghan Patrick, have consistently been high caliber. Patrick has proven to be a gifted director with great vision. Partnered with multi-talented musical director Stephen Trombley, the pair always manages to get the most out of each performer. Rent, scheduled to run from April 10th through the 13th, promises to create a lot of buzz and excitement.
This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of 8 friends, mostly impoverished artists and musicians, living a bohemian lifestyle in New York’s East Village. The story centers around the characters’ ongoing struggles to survive and create while dealing with the realities of AIDS, prejudice and poverty. The Tony Award winning musical delivers a powerful message about life and love. Many will no doubt be tempted to sing along to the shows popular and familiar show stopper, Seasons of Love. The production is rated “R”
for mature language and content.
Show times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:00pm with a matinee on Sunday at 2:00pm. The cost of admissions is $10. There will also be a 50/50 cash raffle, proceeds of which support the GHS Theatre Scholarship fund. Please come to support these talented and dedicated actors, vocalists and musicians.