STAGE TUBE: RENT Warm-Up #3 with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo
It's a two show day and Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo are at it again! They posted their second warm-up Vine of the day. The song they chose earlier today was Voice Mail # 5 from the hit musical Rent (click here to watch) and yesterday they sang Tune Up #1 (click here to watch). This time, the song of choice is Will I?
Miranda and Olivo are currently starring in tick, tick...BOOM! Tick, Tick... BOOM!, with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson, script consultant by David Auburnand vocal arrangements and orchestrations by Stephen Oremus, is an autobiographical musical by the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent. First performed as a solo rock monologue by Larson in 1990, it is the story of an aspiring composer who questions his life choices on the eve of his thirtieth birthday. After Larson's untimely death, it was revamped by playwright David Auburn as a three-actor piece and premiered off-Broadway on June 13, 2001 at the Jane Street Theatre, featuring Raúl Esparza as Jon. Its London production in 2005 starred Neil Patrick Harris.
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