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Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party

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The new, off-Broadway production of RENT opened last night Thursday, August 11 at New World Stages. The resurrection of the cult classic, written by Jonathan Larson, is being directed byMichael Greif, who directed the show's original off-Broadway and Broadway productions. The creative team includes choreographer Larry Keigwin, music supervisor Tim Weil, set designerMark Wendland, costume designer Angela Wendt, lighting designer Kevin Adams, sound designerBrian Ronan, and projection designer by Peter Nigrini. Check out our photo coverage of the opening night party below!

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. Names will be collected in front of the Box Office (outside on 50th Street) from the beginning of the lottery until drawing time. Limit one (1) entry per person, each person may win up to two (2) tickets. Must be present at the time of the drawing to win. Must present valid photo ID to purchase tickets.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

 

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
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Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Michael Greif

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Jonathan Larson's Family

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Producer Kevin McCollum, Lynette Perry and their daughter

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Annaleigh Ashford

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Annaleigh Ashford

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Corbin Reid

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Corbin Reid

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Annaleigh Ashford

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Corbin Reid

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Corbin Reid

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Annaleigh Ashford & Corbin Reid

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Annaleigh Ashford & Corbin Reed attending

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Adam Chanler-Berat

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Adam Chanler-Berat

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Ben Thompson

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Ben Thompson

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Kat Nejet & Ben Thompson

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Ben Thompson & Adam Chanler-Berat

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Ben Thompson & Adam Chanler-Berat

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Michael Wartella, Marcus Paul James and Ben Thompson

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Michael Wartella

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Michael Wartella

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April Video & Michael Wartella

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Marcus Paul James

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Marcus Paul James

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Nicholas Christopher

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Nicholas Christopher & Ephraim Sykes

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Ephraim Sykes

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Ephraim Sykes

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Ephraim Sykes

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Morgan Weed, Tamika Sonja Lawrence & Margot Bingham

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Morgan Weed, Tamika Sonja Lawrence and Margot Bingham

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
MJ Rodriguez

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MJ Rodriguez

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MJ Rodriguez

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MJ Rodriguez & Arianda Fernandez

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
MJ Rodriguez & Arianda Fernandez

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Arianda Fernandez

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Arianda Fernandez

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Arianda Fernandez

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Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker & Arianda Fernandez

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Director: Michael Greif

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Director: Michael Greif

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Adam Chanler-Berat

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Adam Chanler-Berat

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Adam Chanler-Berat

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
Matt Shingledecker

Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party
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Photos: RENT Opening Night After Party


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