Mark your calendars for a chance to meet Broadway and movie star Anthony Rapp on Wednesday, March 18, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Barnes Noble in Tempe Marketplace. Rapp will be signing copies of his book Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical RENT. The event is FREE and open to the public.
Rapp originated the role of Mark Cohen on Broadway in 1996 and starred in the 2005 film. Rapp will open up about his struggles, joys and the journey of RENT. Rapp's book is a memoir of his life on and off the stage and will be available for purchase at Barnes and Noble.
Rapp will be in town performing in the nationally touring production of RENT at ASU Gammage, March 17-22. Tickets are on sale now and available at ticketmaster.com or at the ASU Gammage Box Office.
Located on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University, ASU Gammage is among the largest university-based presenters of performing arts in the world. ASU Gammage is the home theater of M&I Bank Broadway Across America - Arizona and the ASU Gammage Beyond series. Its mission is to connect communities through artistic excellence and educational outreach. ASU Gammage is an historic hall designed by internationally renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
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