Broadway Musical (Movie)

RENT

Summary

Rent is a rock musical based off of Giamoco Poccini`s opera La bohe`me. This show is about a group of povershed, young artists and musicians who struggle to survive and make a living in modern day East Village New York. The story mainly centers around two roommates: Mark and Rogers. Rent shows the life of youngsters who live with depts to pay, the life of someone with the HIV/AIDS virus, and many other real life situations.

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5 ways Rent is Amazing (Original Broadway Musical)

* The Broadway Show closed on September 7, 2008

* Had a 12 year run on Broadway having 5,123 perfoemances

* Grossd over $280 million

* RENT went on National Tours which led to Foreign Productions

* Adapted into a motion Picture in 2005

Awards and Recognition (Original Braodway Musical)

  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama
  • Tony Award for Best Musical
  • Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical

  • Tony Award for Best Original Score

  • Drama Desk Award (Outstanding Musical)

  • Drama Desk Award (Outstanding Book)



Cold Hard Facts (Original Broadway Musical)

* In 1994, this show was first seen at a limited three-week workshop production at New York Theatre Workshop.

*Johnathan Larson, the shows creator, died suddenly the night before the show`s off-Broadway Premiere.

*Once the show was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the show became a hit and moved to Broadway`s larger Nederlander Theatre on April 29, 1996.