Rent's Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Shingledecker, Michael Rodriguez Chat on Opening Night (Video)

PlayBlog   Rent's Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Shingledecker, Michael Rodriguez Chat on Opening Night (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 opened Aug. 11, following previews that began July 14.

Here, the stars of the Off-Broadway production talk to Givenik.com following their opening-night performance. Annaleigh Ashford (Maureen Johnson), Matt Shingledecker (Roger Davis) and Michael Rodriguez (Angel Schunard), among others, share their thoughts on the groundbreaking musical and why they believe Rent's message is so important.

Rent also stars Adam Chanler-Berat (Next to Normal, Peter and the Starcatcher) as documentary filmmaker Mark Cohen, Nicholas Christopher as Tom Collins, Arianda Fernandez as Mimi Marquez, Corbin Reid as Joanne Jefferson and Ephraim Sykes as Benjamin Coffin III.

To watch the interviews with the stars, look below:

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