RENT: School Edition Opens Friday In White Plains

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Kelly Ainsworth (White Plains), left and Casey O'Donnell (White Plains) in RENT: School Edition. The White Plains Performing Arts Center is kicking off the production of "RENT: School Edition" on Friday, April 25.
Kelly Ainsworth (White Plains), left and Casey O'Donnell (White Plains) in RENT: School Edition. The White Plains Performing Arts Center is kicking off the production of "RENT: School Edition" on Friday, April 25.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The White Plains Performing Arts Center is kicking off the production of "RENT: School Edition" on Friday, April 25. 

The performances for the show are scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the WPPAC. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, "RENT: School Edition" follows a year in the life of "a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS," according to a press release.

"This adaptation has been carefully done, working with Jonathan Larson’s estate to retain the dramatic intent of the groundbreaking rock musical," representatives said. 

Tickets for the show are $25 for adults and $20 for high school students and younger. Tickets are available at the White Plains Performing Arts Center website or by calling the box office at (914) 328-1600. The White Plains Performing Arts Center is located at 11 City Place in White Plains. 

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