Rent rolls into San Francisco Mar. 3 for a run through Aug. 1. Original Mimi Daphne Rubin-Vega comes in with the tour for a limited time, playing the role she originated. According to press representative Tanesa Whiting, a final date has not been decided on, but she will leave before the run ends.
The Tony-nominated actress-singer joined the "Angel" touring company in Los Angeles.
Rubin-Vega left the Broadway cast to pursue other work and to shoot the movie thriller "Wild Things." She co-wrote 10 of 13 songs for a Mercury Records album, set for release in spring 1999.
The rest of the cast features Dean Balkwill (Roger), Trey Ellett (Mark), Erin Keaney (Maureen), Kamilah Martin (Joanne), Shaun Earl (Angel), Mark Jackson (Collins) and Brian M. Love (Benny). The ensemble includes Christian Anderson, Marcus Chaney, Courtney Corey, Kristoffer Cusick, Evan D'Angeles, Danielle Lee Greaves, Jenny Maxwell, Alan Mingo, Lambert Moss, Matthew Murphy, Karen Olivo, Cheri Smith and Alicia Westelman.
For ticket information ($69.50-$35), call (415) 512-7770.