You won't have to wait 525,600 minutes to see RENT in the Quad Cities. But, if you don't see the show when it comes to town this October, you won't have a chance to see it ever again. RENT's farewell tour is coming to Davenport tickets go on sale soon.

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In a press release on Monday, the Adler Theatre and producers announced that RENT 25TH Anniversary Farewell Tour is scheduled to make one final stop at the Adler Theatre in downtown Davenport.

For a quarter of a century, Jonathan Larson’s RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon follows a year in the lives of a diverse group of artists and friends struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.

RENT received its world premiere off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on February 13, 1996, and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996.

RENT won the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Whether you’ve never seen RENT or have completely lost count, you can’t miss it this time around – the 25th Anniversary “Farewell Season of Love” is your FINAL CHANCE to experience this celebrated touring production.

RENT 25TH Anniversary Farewell Tour will be making its stop at the Adler Theatre on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.) and online at Tickets are $83, $55.50 and $40.50.

The RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour is produced by Work Light Productions whose other touring productions include the 2016 Olivier Award-winning production of Jesus Christ Superstar, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Bandstand, and the upcoming tour of the TONY award-winning musical Ain’t Too Proud.

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