Wilson’s World: Previewing East Mecklenburg High School’s Performing Arts Production of ‘Rent’

East Mecklenburg High School's Performances of "Rent" will run Thursday through Saturday, February 20th through 22nd.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The performing arts students at East Mecklenburg High School were at the school early this morning to get in rehearsal for their upcoming production of  “Rent.”  Wilson was with some of the students to talk about the production and the importance of the story’s topic.

“Rent” is  a musical set in the 1990’s written by Jonathan Larson.  The play  follows a group of friends in New York City through their struggles with HIV/AIDS, homelessness, addiction, and the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community.

Performances for the play will be at 7pm each night Thursday, February 20th through Saturday, February 22nd.

Ticket information and more can be found HERE.

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