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Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!

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The fresh, new, Off-Broadway cast of RENT met the press on Monday, August 1st and BroadwayWorld.com was there! The new production officially opens Thursday, August 11 at New World Stages.

The highly anticipated resurrection of the cult classic, written by Jonathan Larson, is being directed by Michael Greif, who directed the show's original off-Broadway and Broadway productions. The creative team includes choreographer Larry Keigwin, music supervisorTim Weil, set designer Mark Wendland, costume designer Angela Wendt, lighting designer Kevin Adams, sound designer Brian Ronan, and projection designer by Peter Nigrini. As a follow up to the preview we brought you last week, below is the complete batch of production shots!

The cast of Rent is Annaleigh Ashford (Maureen Johnson), Margot Bingham (Alexi Darling, Roger's Mom, and others), Adam Chanler-Berat (Mark Cohen), Nicholas Christopher (Tom Collins), Arianda Fernandez (Mimi Marquez), Marcus Paul James (Mr. Jefferson, Paul, and others), Tamika Sonuja Lawrence (Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags), Corbin Reid (Joanne Jefferson), Michael Rodriguez(Angel Schunard), Matt Shingledecker (Roger Davis), Ephraim Sykes (Benjamin Coffin III), Ben Thompson (Christmas caroler, Mr. Grey, The Man, and others), Michael Wartella (Steve, Gordon, Waiter, and others), and Morgan Weed (Mark's Mom and others). Also in the company is Sean Michael MurrayXavier Cano, and Genny Padilla.

Rent will perform Mondays and Wednesday through Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7:30pm, with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm, at New World Stages, 340 West 50 Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. Preview prices $65- $85; prices after August 12 are $69.50 - $89.50.

RENT will sell 16 seats via a lottery for each performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The tickets will be $25, cash only. All tickets include a $1.50 facility fee. For more information and tickets, visit www.siteforrent.com.

 

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
The new cast of RENT

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
The full cast with swings Joaquina Kalukango, Sean Michael Murray, Xavier Cano, and Genny Padilla

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Annaleigh Ashford and Corbin Reid

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Corbin Reid

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
MJ Rodriguez and Nicholas Christopher

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Nicholas Christopher

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
MJ Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Ben Thompson, Marcus Paul James, Morgan Weed, Mike Wartella, Margot Bingham, and Tamika Sonja Lawrence

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Margot Bingham

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Marcus Paul James

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Tamika Sonja Lawrence

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Ben Thompson

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Mike Wartella

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Morgan Weed

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Ephraim Sykes

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Matt Shingledecker, Arianda Fernandez, and Ephraim Sykes

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
MJ Rodriguez, Nicholas Christopher, Adam Chanler-Berat, Matt Shingledecker, and Ephraim Sykes

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Adam Chanler-Berat

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Matt Shingledecker

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Adam Chanler-Berat and Matt Shingledecker

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Adam Chanler-Berat, Matt Shingledecker, and Arianda Fernandez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Matt Shingledecker and Arianda Fernandez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Arianda Fernandez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Annaleigh Ashford, Arianda Fernandez, and Corbin Reid

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
Nicholas Christopher, MJ Rodriguez, Adam Chanler-Berat, Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Shingledecker, Corbin Reid, Arianda Fernandez, and Ephraim Sykes

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!
The full cast of RENT with Michael Greif and Larry Keigwin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RENT Meets the Press!

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Peter James Zielinski As an Equity actor, Peter is photographing the industry from the inside out. He has performed in numerous shows regionally, sung a duet with Richard Chamberlain in the National Tour of "Scrooge," and starred in "The Zoo Project" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. When not on stage, he can be found photographing headshots and live theatre in NYC, Chicago and LA. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, he also acts as a retouching artist for photographers city-wide. For more information, please visit: http://www.pjzstudios.com


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