Rent
Author
Jonathan Larson
Authors / Creators
Jonathan Larson
Category
Theatrical Play
Characters
Mimi Marquez
Angel Dumott Schunard
Joanne Jefferson
Maureen Johnson
Tom Collins
Roger Davis
Benjamin Coffin III
Mark Cohen

Rent

Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a life in New York City's East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. The musical was first seen in a limited three-week workshop production at New York Theatre Workshop in 1994. This same Off-Broadway theatre was also the ... more on Wikipedia

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