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Anthony Rapp Talk on Rent and LGBT in the Arts!

rent-posterI got to hear Anthony Rapp give a speech today!!

Who is Anthony Rapp, you might ask, and does the above statement really warrant two exclamation marks?

Well, Anthony Rapp was one of the original cast members of Rent, the musical – he played the role of Mark Cohen. As Rent is one of my favorite musicals ever (and I did not plan or expect to go to hear him speak today), my excitement was tremendous. And when I found out through this event that he and Adam Pascal (another original cast member) was on tour for Rent and they would be performing at the Warner Theater until May 31st, my excitement meter simply went through the roof. Needless to say I’ve purchased tickets for a Saturday performance. It’ll be my third watching of the show, and I can’t wait!

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