Review of RENT

By TheCBVIIIS@aol.com

Okay, okay I know what your thinking BROADWAY MUSICAL not for me I mean I saw CATS and I almost died when Rumtumtugger come on the stage. With one spin of rent your entire outlook on Broadway, life and yourself will change. Rent by Jonathan Larson is amazing I can honestly say it has helped me come to terms with who I am and how I view the world.

You see the show has a message: NO DAY BUT TODAY that can help in any situation live each day like the next will never come. And thought the play and CD you can see how the charters use and abuse this philosophy. Not only is Rent chopped full of hope but it also offers humor and drag queens and flashy lights and really neat songs that mention anything and everything in a gay, straight whatever lifestyle. Please.

Listen to it, go to a show (the tour dates can be found at www.siteforrent.com) or go to any music store and buy it. It saved me. It can save you. Just listen.


There's only us
there's only this
forget regret or life is yours to miss
no other road
no other way
no day but today
I can't control my destiny
I trust my soul
my only goal
is just- to be
there's only now
there's only here
give into love
or live in fear
no other path
no other way no day but today

This next song is called WILL I? and this is how I felt when I was still burdened by not telling anyone I am gay I am sure there are some people who can or did relate.


Will i lose my dignity
will someone care
will I wake tomorrow
from this nightmare


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