I’m off to the theatre shortly to see a local production of Rent – with my former assistant in the lead role! The run is almost sold out in spite of the fact it doesn’t open till tomorrow night.
I know most of the kids in this show and love them all to death. One just returned from two tours in Iraq and wasted no time in getting himself cast.. He’s a theatre kid, a real trooper (pun?), grew up in theatre, mom’s a singer, dad’s a designer and he? well, he is just all around terrific. Here’s a brief video preview of the show (also at the theatre link):