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Rent 20th Anniversary Tour Coming to Majestic Theatre

Rent 20th Anniversary Tour Coming to Majestic Theatre

On April 29, 1996, Jonathan Larson’s, rock musical Rent, opened at the Nederlander Theater in New York City. A modern day version of Puccini’s La Boheme, the musical tells the story of seven young creative types trying to make their way in New York City’s East Village during the era of AIDS. Touching upon sensitive

Broadway in San Antonio to Kick Off New Season with ‘Sound of Music’

Since its original Broadway opening in 1959, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music has had many lives, each time working its way into the minds and hearts of a new generation. It was to be Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstien’s final collaboration as the “golden age of musicals” came to a close in the

‘Memphis’ in Full Swing at the Woodlawn

Set amid racial tension in 1950s-era Tennessee, Memphis follows the story of Huey Calhoun, a white high-school-dropout-turned-radio-DJ (played here by Brian Hodges) who falls in love with Felicia Farrell, a black R&B singer (played by Marie Warren Bunch). After seeing Felicia perform at Delray’s, an underground nightclub, Huey’s determined to make Felicia a star by spinning her record on