THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Tony and Pulitzer-Winning Musical Rent (Video)

By Playbill Staff
29 Apr 2014

The Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical Rent, a work that broke ground in the contemporary musical theatre, opened on Broadway 18 years ago on April 29, 1996. Here, celebrates the iconic piece by the late Jonathan Larson.

Larson's legacy lives on in the multitude of productions of Rent, which recently enjoyed an Off-Broadway revival at New World Stages. Here are performances from the Off-Broadway revival, original Broadway production, 2005 feature film adaptation, concert outings, tenth anniversary and more. has put together a handful of videos featuring the work of the composer-lyricist who taught us to measure a year in love and that there's no day but today.


The cast of Rent performs at the Tony Awards: