‘Rent’ to close June 24th

American Theater Company’s (ATC) production ofJonathan Larson’s, Rent, directed byDavid Cromermust close Sunday, June 24. The production, now playing at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago, Ill., played for 6 weeks and enjoyed an extension. Tickets for the limited engagement are on sale through the box office,www.atcweb.organd 773.409.4125.

East Village. 1990. American Theater Company teams up withAbout Face Theatreto create a fresh look atJonathan Larson’s 1996 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock opera. At the end of the 1980’s, a group of Bohemian artists struggle to find life, love and art in a brutal economy and the height of the AIDS crisis. DirectorDavid Cromerwill bring a staggering reality to this landmark musical.

RENT, written byJonathan Larson, continues to play ATC through June 24, according to the following schedule: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 8:00pm, Saturdays: 3:00pm & 8:00pm and Sundays: 2:00pm. The show plays American Theater Company, located at 1909 W Byron St., Chicago.

Tickets: Regular run: Wed., Thurs. & matinees $45; Fri. & Sat. evenings $50. Box Office: The Box Office is located at 1909 W Byron St., Chicago; 773.409.4125;www.atcweb.org.

American Theater Company is an ensemble of artists committed to producing new and classic American stories that ask the question, “What does it mean to be an American?” We provide a truly intimate home for the community to experience meaningful stories. We foster a nurturing environment for artists to take risks and create essential work.

American Theater Company is supported by a CityArts Program 2 Grant and a Cultural Outreach Program Grant from the City of Chicago Office of Tourism & Culture, the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, IllinoisArts Council, Illinois Humanities Council, Polk Bros. Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and Prince Charitable Trusts.

About Face Theatrecreates exceptional, innovative, and adventurous plays to advance the national dialogue on gender and sexual identity, and to challenge and entertain audiences in Chicago, across the country, and around the world.