Rent in Concert Set for Aug. 1 in London

News   Rent in Concert Set for Aug. 1 in London A one-night-only concert version of Jonathan Larson's Rent will be presented Aug. 1 in Edmonton, London.

Jonathan Larson
Jonathan Larson

The concert at the Millfield Arts Center will feature performers from the recent touring and West End productions of the musical, which is set in New York's East Village. Among the actors taking part in Rent in Concert are Debbie Kurup as Mimi and Jason Pennycooke as Angel. Show time is 7:30 PM.

After an acclaimed run Off-Broadway, Rent transferred to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, opening April 29, 1996. With book, music and lyrics by the late Jonathan Larson, the original cast included Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Idina Menzel, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Jesse L. Martin. Larson's score features such songs as "Rent," "I'll Cover You," "Seasons of Love," "One Song Glory."

The Millfield Arts Centre is located on Silver Street in Edmonton, London. Tickets are priced at £95; call 020 8807 6680 for reservations.

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