Jonathan Larson's landmark 1996 musical RENT is regarded as one of musical theatre's defining modern achievements. After a modest opening off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop the show became an overnight sensation, transferring to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre where it continued to play for a record breaking 5,123 performances to July 2008.
Do not miss the legendary, multi-award-winning and ground-breaking rock musical RENT as it celebrates its incredible 20th anniversary in London
This exhilarating landmark musical tells the thrilling story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive in New York City's East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian excess.
Inspired by Puccini's classic opera La Boheme, RENT features unforgettable music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson including the much-loved songs Seasons of Love, Take Me or Leave Me and La Vie Boheme. Winner of four Tony(r) Awards, six Drama Desk Awards and the hugely prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it ran on Broadway for an astonishing 12 years.
This is a rare and fantastic opportunity to see one of the all-time great musicals, book now to avoid disappointment!
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It has been announced that a 20th anniversary production of RENT will run at the St James Theatre, a fringe venue in Victoria, for the Christmas 2016 season from 8 December to 28 January 2016, with an official opening on 13 December.
The production is a collaboration between Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd and Wales Millennium Centre, and will open at the Theatr Clwyd for a limited season from 21 October to 12 November 2016 before a three week tour and an extended London stay.