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Rent Control, the Fringe Festival Breakout Hit Comes to Rye Friday, April 13, 2018, 8PM

Rent Control

Rent Control, a one-man show written and performed by Evan Zes, is coming to The Rye Arts Center for one night only on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM.

After debuting at The New York International Fringe Festival in 2016, Rent Control received an Overall Excellence Award and was selected for the Fringe Encore Series which presents the best productions from Fringe Festivals around the world. Rent Control enjoyed back-to-back sold out runs at both the Fringe Festival and the Encore Series, and has garnered extraordinary reviews.

Evan Zes portrays some 30 different characters in this wild-but TRUE one-man-play that recounts a period in his life as he struggled to survive, live, and pursue his acting career in New York City.

When Evan falls backwards into one of the few remaining rent-controlled apartments in NYC, he finds a way to make money and pursue his dream, turning the apartment into a lucrative Airbnb scheme – that is until his moneymaking scheme backfires threatening to ruin his life. This cautionary tale has had audiences howling with laughter and at the same time on the edge of their seats. Critics have called it “…cheerfully profane,” a “…surprise thriller” and “…dangerously hilarious”.

Evan has an extensive acting resume. He has appeared in Arthur Miller’s critically acclaimed Incident at Vichy at The Signature Theatre, and in Julie Taymor’s The King Stag at the Barbican in London. He will now add The Rye Arts Center to his countless credits.

Tickets are $30 General Admission or $25 for Members of The Rye Arts Center. Space is limited for this thrilling, moving, and fun one-man hit. To purchase tickets, visit Rye Arts Center or call (914) 967-0700.


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