Three years after closing on Broadway, the Jonathan Larson rock musical, Rent, featuring Adam Chanler-Berat, Matt Shingledecker, Annaleigh Ashford and more, opened Aug. 11 in a new Off-Broadway production at New World Stages.
The production is once again helmed by its original Tony Award-nominated director, Michael Greif. Greif's new cast includes Adam Chanler-Berat, Annaleigh Ashford, Margot Bingham, Nicholas Christopher, Arianda Fernandez, Marcus Paul James, Tamika Sonja Lawrence, Corbin Reid, Michael Rodriguez, Matt Shingledecker, Ephraim Sykes, Ben Thompson, Michael Wartella, Morgan Weed, Sean Michael Murray, Xavier Cano and Genny Padilla.
Here's a look at opening night:
PHOTO ARCHIVE: Rent, With Adam Chanler-Berat, Matt Shingledecker, Annaleigh Ashford and More, Opens Off-Broadway
For more information about Rent, visit siteforrent.com.
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