This is Samantha Clay reporting live from the Yvonne Theatre. If you are a serious fan of Broadway Musicals, students from boththe Rider and Westminster campus have come together to preparethe Fall performance of Rent. This past week, all of their work came together for the show opening.Director Miriam Mills contacted the creators of Rent to obtain therights to the musical and was faced with two options, to producethe clean version or the real version. Opting for the Broadwayportrayal, Rent illustrates sexual, harsh and controversial themeslike homosexuality, the AIDS epidemic and drugs.Rent is a particularly popular musical among our generation, all 28cast members were inspired by this theatrical opportunity. Theshow chronicles a year in the life of a group of diverse artists, astheir lives entwine and they encounter both joy and tragedy, anddeal with it together.