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Rent musical (1996)

Creator of this rock musical was Jonathan Larson. For the first time the production was in 1994 in the NY’s Theatre Workshop, where it was shown for 3 weeks. The histrionics had such cast: A. Rapp, T. Hoylen, D. Rubin-Vega, P. Briggs & M. Potts. The official premiere of the musical took place in the same theater at the end of January 1996. Soon after, the show moved to Broadway – to the Nederlander Theatre, where it staged from April 1996 to September 2008 with tremendous 5123 performances. Musical was created by director M. Greif & choreographer M. Yearby. The cast on Broadway involved: A. Rapp, A. Pascal, D. Rubin-Vega, T. Diggs, W. J. Heredia, J. L. Martin, I. Menzel & F. Walker.

The London premiere took place in the Shaftesbury Theatre from May 1998 to October 1999 under the direction of M. Greif. The show had such cast: K. Cummings, W. J. Heredia, A. Pascal, A. Rapp, R. J. Solomon. Revised piece in the West End was in the Prince of Wales Theatre from December 2001 to January 2002 under the direction of P. Kerryson, with such cast: A. Rickett, D. Flood, D. Kurup, M. Rand & J. Doyle.

In October 2007, the Duke of York's Theatre hosted a new version. The adaptation of the script was made by S. Anderson & W. Baker. Shows went to February 2008, directed by W. Baker and such cast: J. Wallace, S. Donaghy, L. Evans, O. Thornton & J. Webb. In 2011, it took another off-Broadway production of the theatrical. From April to May 2016, it was staged in Arizona Repertory Theatre under the direction of D. Gurwin.

In 2005, the musical was filmed and was released on the screens of 8 countries.
Release date: 1996
Last Update:July, 12th 2016

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