THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Tony and Pulitzer-Winning Musical Rent (Video)
29 Apr 2013
The Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical Rent, a work that broke ground in the contemporary musical theatre, opened on Broadway 17 years ago on April 29, 1996. Here, Playbill.com 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.
Playbill.com 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.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.