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Staff and faculty: Enter to win two tickets to see ‘Rent’ at IU Auditorium

Sept. 7, 2016

Rent” is returning to IU Auditorium.

A re-imagining of Puccini’s “La Bohème,” the musical follows a year in the lives of seven friends living in New York’s East Village who learn to follow their dreams without selling out.

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The 20th anniversary production of "Rent" that will run at IU Auditorium features a new cast. | IMAGE COURTESY OF IU AUDITORIUM

The 20th anniversary production, directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, features a new cast revisiting the iconic characters and exhilarating story that turned “Rent” into a phenomenon.

Enter to win

Current IU faculty and staff using a valid IU email address can enter to win two tickets to IU Auditorium’s opening night of “Rent,” 8 p.m. Sept. 12, a $112 value. The contest opens Sept. 7 and closes 5 p.m. Sept. 8.

In addition, IU Auditorium has scheduled a panel discussion, titled “80 Seasons of Love: Rent and HIV Over 20 Years,” coordinated with the IU Health Center’s Sexploration series.

The talk is scheduled from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Sept. 8 at the IU Auditorium lobby, and is free and open to the public. Kathryn Brown, a health and sexuality educator with the IU Health Center, will moderate a discussion about how perception and treatment of this disease has evolved over the last two decades.

Other panelists include:

  • Emily Brinegar, coordinator of prevention services for IU Health Positive Link.
  • Diana Ebling, medical director at the IU Health Center.
  • Terry Labolt, musical director for IU’s Musical Theatre program in the Department of Theatre and Drama and Contemporary Dance.
  • Dr. William L. Yarber, professor of applied health science and adjunct professor of gender studies at IU, senior research fellow at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction and senior director of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at IU. 

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