BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Live theater returns this weekend with the live-stage premiere of “Rent” at the Ovation Theatre. 

The show kicks off on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and will be shown each weekend through July 11. Other productions set for the 2021-22 season include “The Sound of Music,” “Elf the Musical” and “Into the Woods.” 

Ticket prices range from $20 to $40 for “Rent.” To purchase tickets or for more information about the shows, visit