The “Rent” 20th Anniversary Tour will stop at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, early next year.
The venue announced it will host the Tony award-winning musical Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at kirbycenter.org, the box office and 570-826-1100.
Based on Puccini’s “La Bohème,” the rock musical by the late Jonathan Larson premiered off-Broadway in February 1996 and then moved to the Great White Way that April. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony for best musical.
The tour previously performed at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple.
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