Robert Nederlander, Jr. and Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment (NWE) present this Spanish-language production in partnership with the Cuban National Council of Performing Arts. It opened Dec. 24, 2014, at the Bertolt Brecht Theatre in Havana for a three-month run.
The new production is part of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment's ongoing mission to bring Broadway musicals to new and emerging markets around the globe.
The creative team is led by director Andy Señor, Jr., who starred as Angel in Rent on Broadway and assistant-directed the recent Off-Broadway production at New World Stages.
The Cuban production of Rent features a company of 15 actors, choreography by Marcus Paul James (final cast of Rent, Motown), musical direction by Emmanuel Schvartzman (On Your Feet), sound design by Michael Catalan and costume design by Angela Wendt (Rent original production). Thom Schilling is the production manager.