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We're not gonna pay at Busboys and Poets

December 12, 2021

Busboys & Poets Shirlington
FREE, No Reservations Required

Attend in-person or via livestream. Livestream the event on Busboys & Poets’ Facebook or Instagram page.

Jonathan Larson’s iconic rock musical RENT tells the story of a group of bohemians facing homelessness, addiction, and illness in early 90s-NYC. Learn more about the research that went into the production, specifically around the squatter’s movement.


Amy Starecheski – Author of Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

David Merino – Actor, Angel Dumott Schunard in RENT

Matthew Gardiner – Signature’s Artistic Director and Director of RENT