Josh Grisetti and Justin Johnston Are Rent's New Mark and Roger; Emma Hunton Is Maureen

News   Josh Grisetti and Justin Johnston Are Rent's New Mark and Roger; Emma Hunton Is Maureen
 
The Off-Broadway production of Rent at New World Stages will welcome four new cast members — Emma Hunton, Aaron Lavigne, Justin Johnston and Josh Grisetti — in the coming weeks, producers announced on Jan. 3, via Facebook.

Josh Grisetti
Josh Grisetti

Lavigne will be the next Mr. Grey & Others, beginning Jan. 7; Hunton (Spring Awakening, Next to Normal) will be Maureen (succeeding Annaleigh Ashford) beginning Jan. 13; Johnston (a former Angel in the show's Broadway run) will play Roger, succeeding Matt Shingledecker (starting Jan. 20); and Grisetti (acclaimed for Off-Broadway's Enter Laughing) will succeed Adam Chanler-Berat (Next to Normal, Peter and the Starcatcher), also starting Jan. 20.

Rent, by composer-lyricist-librettist Jonathan Larson, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Following a long Broadway run, its producers mounted the current production Off-Broadway. It includes physical and directorial reconsiderations by its original director Michael Greif.

For more information, visit siteforrent.com.

Today’s Most Popular News:
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!