Returning to NYC after its groundbreaking 12-year Broadway run, RENT, set in NYC’s East Village, is a modern take on the classic Puccini opera, La Boheme. It tells the unforgettable story of a group of young artists learning to survive, falling in love, finding their voices and living for today. The Off-Broadway revival will begin previews July 14 at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street, with opening night set for August 11.
RENT is the winner of the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical and Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Written by Jonathan Larson, this productionwill be directed by Michael Greif who directed the show’s original off-Broadway and Broadway productions. The creative team will include choreographer Larry Keigwin.