Rent on Broadway By Jonathan Larson - Closing Date - Show Summary - Photos
Rent Show Summary Rent opened on Broadway at 6:30 PM on April 29th, 1996, and was an instant success. Since then it has gone on to win the Pulitzer Prize, the Tony Award for Best Musical, and capture the hearts and minds of thousands worldwide.
Rent is the ground-breaking musical phenomenon that truly changed Broadway forever and touched millions. Its breathtaking score and inspirational story have defined an entire generation. And now, this musical theater landmark is coming to the end of its journey. After twelve amazing years at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, Rent—the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon—will play its final performance September 7th. There's "No Day But Today" to celebrate Rent one last time with someone you love.
Rent Show Synopsis: Rent is a modern day version of the opera La Bohème. Set in New York City's East Village, it's an emotionally stirring story of a community of young artists struggling to live and celebrate life.
Noteworthy Dates For The Show
Show Opened: 04/29/96
Show Closed: 09/07/08
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Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker, Gilles Chiasson, Rodney Hicks, Kristen Lee Kelly, Aiko Nakasone, Timothy Britten Parker, Gwen Stewart and Byron Utley.
Michael Greif (Direction)
Paul Clay (Scenic Design)
Angela Wendt (Costume Design)
Blake Burba (Lighting Design)
Kurt Gerber (Sound Design)
Lyrics by: Jonathan Larson and Billy Aronson
Music by: Jonathan Larson
Book by: Jonathan Larson