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Theatre Information

Nederlander Theatre (New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St. Seating Chart


2 hours and 45 minutes with one intermission

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday at 2pm and 7pm

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Rent Production Information


April 16, 1996 (16 previews)


April 29, 1996

Closing:September 07, 2008
# Performances:5123
Theatres: Nederlander Theatre (New York, NY)
4/16/1996 - 9/7/2008

Nederlander Theatre (New York, NY)
4/16/1996 - 9/7/2008

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Running Time:2 hours and 45 minutes with one intermission
Version:Original Version
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Other Productions of Rent

1996   Off-Broadway Original Off-Broadway Production
1996   Broadway Broadway Transfer
1997   US Tour US National Tour (Benny Tour)
US Tour
1998   West End London Production
West End
2002   West End Return Engagement [West End]
West End
2005   US Tour NETWorks Tour
US Tour
2006   Broadway Reunion Concert
2007   West End Revised London Production
West End
2009   US Tour The Broadway Tour [National Tour]
US Tour
2011   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival


Audio Recordings

1996  Original Broadway Cast
2005  Film Soundtrack

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Tune Up
a.k.a. Tune Up # 1
Voice Mail # 1
You Okay Honey?
One Song Glory
Light My Candle
Voice Mail # 2
Today 4 U
a.k.a. Today for You
You'll See
Tango: Maureen
Life Support
Out Tonight
Another Day
Will I?
On the Street
Santa Fe
We're Okay
I'll Cover You
Christmas Bells
Over the Moon
La Vie Boheme
I Should Tell You
Seasons of Love
Happy New Year
Voice Mail # 3
Take Me or Leave Me
Without You
Voice Mail # 4
Goodbye, Love
What You Own
Voice Mail # 5
Your Eyes

Cut prior to opening

Because You Were Right
Valentine's Day

Cut prior to Broadway

Do a Little Business
Right Brain
Open Road

Rent - 1996 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Adam Pascal
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Jonathan Larson
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Costume Design
Angela Wendt
Drama League Awards - 1996 - Distinguished Production of a Musical
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Musical
Jonathan Larson
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Off Broadway Musical
The Hewes Awards - 1996 - Costume Design
Angela Wendt
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Actor (Musical)
Adam Pascal
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Actress (Musical)
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Book (Musical)
Jonathan Larson
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Choreographer
Marlies Yearby
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Director (Musical)
Michael Greif
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Lighting Designer
Blake Burba
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Musical
Jeffrey Seller
Kevin McCollum
Allan S. Gordon
The New York Theatre Workshop
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Original Score
Jonathan Larson
Tony Awards - 1996 - Featured Actor in a Musical
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
Tony Awards - 1996 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Idina Menzel