TWITTER WATCH: RENT The Broadway Tour - 'Viva La Vie Boheme in Your Apartment'
BroadwayWorld.com presents its newest column, Twitter Watch, which will bring you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking service - Twitter!
Today Twitter Watch takes a trip and checks out the Twitter page of RENT: The Broadway Tour!
RT @BCEFA: Have dinner with the cast of @rentthebwaytour in Providence, RI! Bid here: http://ow.ly/Daz3
about 2 hours ago from web
Just voted Everythingisrent for Best Facebook Fan Page http://mashable.com/owa #openwebawards
about 4 hours ago from Mashable Connect
RT @lavbm: Take a trip to Kyoto with the RENT cast! New LAVBM Episode now playing! http://bit.ly/1bLrf0
2:41 PM Nov 16th from web
Two RENT online auctions benefiting @BCEFA begin soon! For details, click here: http://twurl.nl/qxqdpy
1:46 PM Nov 16th from web
The final day to submit a photo entry is 12/15/09. RT @BroadwayBaby23: how long does the bohemia apartment contest go for?
12:24 PM Nov 16th from web
@BeckaFatale Please visit this link for more information about licensing rights: http://twurl.nl/0wg0jd
12:22 PM Nov 16th from web in reply to BeckaFatale
Thanks to all who entered the Miami RT contest. The winner will be contacted by DM. For tix to RENT in Miami: http://twurl.nl/flh525
12:20 PM Nov 16th from web
It's available on www.amazon.com. RT @fany_07: now srsly....I'm going nuts here...where can I find "Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway"??!
10:47 AM Nov 16th from web
@Gradytrims If you'd like to nominate RENT in the Open Web Awards, you can click on the link in our latest tweet. Thanks!
8:18 AM Nov 15th from web in reply to Gradytrims
Just nominated facebook.com/everythingisrent for Best Facebook Fan Page http://mashable.com/owa #openwebawards
8:08 AM Nov 15th from Mashable Connect
RT @rentthebwaytour: RENT will play in Miami 12/8-12/13! More info @ siteforrent.com. RT by 11:59 ET 11/15/09 2 enter random draw for tix.
8:06 AM Nov 15th from web
Rent, The Broadway Tour, is directed by Michael Greif, who received 1996 Tony and Drama Desk nominations as well as the Obie Award for Rent, and choreographed byMarlies Yearby who received a Tony Award nomination for her work on the musical. Tim Weil, the show's original music supervisor and conductor, serves as music supervisor.
Rent, The Broadway Tour, features Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, and Gwen Stewartreprising the roles they originated on Broadway. Joining Pascal and Rapp who reprise their award-winning roles, and Stewart, are Nicolette Hart (Maureen Johnson), Justin Johnston (Angel Schunard), Lexi Lawson (Mimi Marquez), Michael McElroy (Tom Collins),Jacques C. Smith (Benjamin Coffin III), and Haneefah Wood (Joanne Jefferson). The ensemble is rounded out by Karmine Alers, Toby Blackwell, Adam Halpin, Trisha Jeffrey,Telly Leung, Caren Lyn Manuel, Jed Resnick, Andy Senor, Yuka Takara, and John Watson.
Rent, written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, opened at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, on April 29, 1996 following a history making, sold out, extended limited engagement at off-Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop. The musical went on to win every major best musical award, including the Tony Award, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Rent played its final performance at the Nederlander Theatre on September 7, 2008 after playing 5,124 performances and 16 previews. Rent is the seventh longest running show in Broadway history and grossed over $280 million during its Broadway run.
Tours of Rent have crisscrossed the country almost continuously since late 1996 and the U.S. national tours have grossed over $330 million. The musical has been translated into every major language and been performed on six continents, including in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
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