San Diego Musical Theatre Presents, ‘Rent’ Featuring Gwen Stewart

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present RENT, June 22-July 8 (press opening on June 23) at the Birch North Park Theatre.

Only the fifth musical to ever win both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Musical, critics have called RENT “the best thing that has happened to the Broadway musical in a long time!”

The musical RENT, inspired by Puccini’s La Boheme, is a joyous, breathtaking and often heartbreaking musical that celebrates a community of young artists in downtown New York looking for love and success and struggling to make their mark on the world. RENT captures the heart and spirit of a generation.

SDMT is proud to announce that Gwen Stewart will reprise the role she created in the original Broadway company of RENT, including introducing the solo vocals for the musical’s central theme song, “Seasons of Love”.

The cast will also feature Dylan Hunter as Mark and Casey O’Farrell as Roger, along with Shaun Tuazon (Angel), Loren Smith (Collins), Desmond Newson (Benny), Katy Harvey (Maureen), Nicole Tillman (Joanne), Ann-Michele Schneider (Mimi), Marisha Castle (Alexi), J.D. Driskill (Gordon), Charles W. Patmon, Jr. (Mr. J), Cordell Mosteller (Paul), Leslie Tammone (Mrs. Cohen) and Tom Vendafreddo (Steve).

Single tickets for SDMT’s production of RENT are $26.00, $32.00, $42.00 and $52.00. Children 12 and under are half price. There are discounts for Seniors, Military and Students. Equity may purchase up to 2 tickets at half price. Group discounts for parties of 10 or more are available by calling the Administrative Office at 858-560-5740. For individual tick-ets contact the Administrative Office at 858-560-5740 or visit SDMT online at

RENT show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

The Birch North Park Theatre, 2891 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104. There is street parking, a parking struc-ture across the street from the theatre and valet parking available. For information and tickets call the San Diego Musical Theatre Administrative Office at 858-560-5740

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