All-LGBTQ+ cast to perform ‘Rent’ this weekend in Janesville

JANESVILLE, Wis. — DEFY Domestic Abuse Beloit and the Rock County LGBTQ+ Committee are partnering to present the musical Rent this weekend at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.

The performances will feature an exclusively LGBTQ+ cast.

The musical is about young adults falling in love, finding their voices and living for today.

LGBTQ+ advocate Stephanie Hormig said the show lends itself well to being performed by an all-LGBTQ+ cast.

“I knew that we had an amazing LGBTQ+ community but also a LGBTQ+ community of adults that enjoy different elements of theater,” Hormig said. “Whether it’s building or sound or lights or acting or singing, I knew that we could fit everybody in somewhere.”

Performances will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

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