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Arts & Entertainment - February 1, 2013

Rock musical 'Rent' opens at Firehouse Arts Center

Based on 'La boheme,' production wrings emotions from actors, audience

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

The Firehouse Arts Center is on fire these days with rockin' music, energized and evocative dancing, and high emotion. Last weekend the Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre opened its production of "Rent," Jonathan Larson's 1997 rock musical based on Puccini's classic opera, "La boheme."

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