PLAYBILL POLL: Readers Choose Favorite Onstage Couples


16 Feb 2014



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Gigi Potter: Angel and Collins (RENT)

Daniel Jackson: Angel and Collins from RENT

Alexandra Daisy King: Collins and Angel; their love was one of the best loves.

Chiharu Soma: My favorite couple is Angel and Collins from RENT.

Angel Schunard and Tom Collins, from Jonathan Larson's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent, are based on the characters Schaunard and Colline, respectively, from Puccini's La Bohéme; however, in the opera Schaunard and Colline are not lovers. On Broadway the roles of Angel and Collins were originated by, respectively, Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Jesse L. Martin.

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