La Vie Boheme, Rent Heads! Landmark Theatres have announced their debut production of Jonathan Larson’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical Rent, which will open at Peterborough New Theatre on 20 June before visiting the Queen’s Theatre Barnstaple from 3 July.
Rent marks the first Landmark Theatre Production. With a book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson, Paul Jepson directs, with musical direction from Mark Crossland. Casting to be announced.
CEO & Creative Director of Landmark Theatres, Paul Jepson, said: “This is another exciting step in the evolution of Landmark Theatres. Having joined the Arts Council National Portfolio earlier this year we are thrilled to be bringing our first production to the venues we operate in North Devon and Peterborough. We are committed to creating high quality, new and exciting live entertainment to share with the communities we work in, and are looking forward to launching Rent, the much-loved rock musical, which we know will resonate with our audiences, as our first production.
“The production will provide a variety of opportunities for young creatives and touch points for schools and young people as part of our Talent Development and Participation Programmes”
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