Rent's Rapp Goes It Solo at Joe's Pub Dec. 22

News   Rent's Rapp Goes It Solo at Joe's Pub Dec. 22 Anthony Rapp, who created the role of Mark in the original Broadway and London productions of Rent, plays the intimate stage of Joe's Pub Dec. 22.
Anthony Rapp
Anthony Rapp Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Rapp, who will soon be seen in the new national tour of Rent, will offer Broadway tunes as well as original songs with his band Albinokid at the downtown venue. Show time is 11:30 PM. The evening, which is part of the Ghostlight Series, blends "personal stories from [Rapp's] career, musical numbers from his several Broadway and Off-Broadway roles, and original hits from his band, Albinokid," according to press notes.

Rapp created the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway and London productions of Rent. His other theatrical credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Precious Sons; Six Degrees of Separation; Bright Lights, Big City; Raised in Captivity; Trafficking in Broken Hearts; Youth Is Wasted; Sophistry; and The Destiny of Me. Rapp's film credits feature roles in "A Beautiful Mind," "Adventures in Babysitting," "School Ties," "Dazed and Confused" and "Six Degrees of Separation." He was also seen in Chris Columbus' "Rent" film.

Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. For tickets, priced $15, call (212) 967-7555 or visit www.joespub.com.