"I was a big, big fan of Rent while growing up in New York. I loved seeing the show and listening nonstop to the cassette tapes (yep). For my 14th birthday my friends upgraded me to the CDs (purchased from Sam Goody of course). I remember sitting in the Nederlander in March 2008, watching the show, knowing that just a few weeks later, I’d be up there playing Mark and making my Broadway debut. That was pretty unreal."
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.