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The theme of the play RENT by Jonathan Larson was carpe diem which is Latin for seize the day The play consisted of many characters who where dealing with many troubles and hardships and needed to decide on how they would handle the problems and still be together as friends and even some as lovers The characters of Roger and Mark two roommates had to decide how they were going to pay the rent Roger had to decide how he was going to be the person he wished to be while worrying about how much time he had left while he lived with AIDS Mimi the upstairs tenant had to learn how to cope with her drug addiction and also with her lover for Roger but also dealing with her former lover Benny The play said a lot about problems and people and how they handle them Throughout the play the characters struggle with taking their chances while they have them or possibly regretting it forever The theme of the play is universal Everyone in life has problems whether they seem big or small The characters of the play deal with real life issues such as money love success and drugs The problems are universal in everyones life Whether the viewer is ninety or maybe just ten they can relate to dealing with problems and choosing when and how to deal with them before it is too late The play RENT is musical theater Musical theater includes any dramatic entertainment of which music and lyrics form an integral and necessary part The play was all song and has a wonderful soundtrack It is an opera to rock music where the choreography was set up unbelievable with a remarkable setting The play expressed so much emotion through the songs that helped along the play as it moved through settings and tones The play had many conflicts throughout the story Mark and Roger two of the
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