Playbill Video Meets the Cast of Off-Broadway's Rent and Chats With Michael Greif (Video)

PlayBlog   Playbill Video Meets the Cast of Off-Broadway's Rent and Chats With Michael Greif (Video) Jonathan Larson's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Rent, has made its way back to New York City for an Off-Broadway revival at New World Stages. The newly conceived production officially opens Aug. 11 following previews that began July 14.

Original Tony-nominated director Michael Greif returns to Rent, this time with a new group of bohemians ready to take on the East Village.

Here, Playbill Video sits down with Greif and the Rent stars to talk about the new production. Rent stars Adam Chanler-Berat (Next to Normal, Peter and the Starcatcher) as documentary filmmaker Mark Cohen, Annaleigh Ashford (Wicked) as Maureen Johnson, Nicholas Christopher as Tom Collins, Arianda Fernandez as Mimi Marquez, Corbin Reid as Joanne Jefferson, Michael Rodriguez as Angel Schunard, Matt Shingledecker as Roger Davis and Ephraim Sykes as Benjamin Coffin III.

The cast chats about taking on the iconic rock musical, the audience reaction to Rent's changes and their first encounters with Larson's groundbreaking musical.

To meet the cast of Off-Broadway's Rent, look below:

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