After celebrating 25 years bringing rock, joy, and love to the Broadway stage, Jonathan Larson’s RENT will be featured in a virtual gala under New York Theatre Workshop to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary!
Jesse L Martin, Fredi Walker-Browne, and Kristen Lee, all original cast members, will now join Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Wilson Jermaine Heredia during the event on March 2nd which will also include original composition from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, creators of Dear Evan Hansen.
Additionally, more than 130 RENT cast alums will be featured in the virtual celebration including Broadway Black’s own Amber Iman, Jordan Fisher, Josh Grisetti, Brennin Hunt, Amy Spanger, Taylor Trensch, and Mike Wartella, and many more!
The official announcement was made on January 25th, 2021, exactly 25 years after the Off-Broadway premiere in 1996. On this same day, the theatre community mourned the loss of the show’s writer Jonathan Larson who died from an aortic dissection the morning of RENT’s first preview.
The gala will be on March 2nd at 8 PM EST and tickets are $25 and are now avaliable! Visit HERE for more information!
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