BEREA -- Cameron Cornelius of Cambridge will be part of a groundbreaking event when he steps on the stage at Baldwin-Wallace in the Tony-award-winning musical "Rent" by Johnathan Larson, which will be performed in repertory with its operatic inspiration, La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini. Cornelius will play the Waiter in "Rent" and the Maitre De in "La Bohème." "Rent" and "La Bohème" will run from Feb. 15-27 at the John Patrick Theatre in the Kleist Center for Art and Drama, 95 East Bagley Road, Berea. For ticket information, call (440) 826-2240.Cornelius is a junior majoring in music theatre at B-W's nationally recognized program. He is the son of Charles and Monique Cornelius, and a 2008 graduate of John Glenn High School.Victoria Bussert, director of B-W's music theatre program, is the stage director for both "Rent" and "La Bohème." Constantine Kitsopoulos is guest conductor for "La Bohème."Set and lighting design are by Jeff Herrmann, costumes by Charlotte Yetman with choreography by Greg Daniels. B-W Ryan Garrett is the music director for Rent.For information, visit www.bw.edu/news/rent-laboheme/.