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Credits: RENT (Off-Broadway), Mimi in the Japan Tour of RENT. Graduate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Credits: RENT (Off-Broadway), Mimi in the Japan Tour of RENT. Graduate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. (read complete bio)
BWW Exclusive: The Story of How RENT Came to Be Photo BWW Exclusive: The Story of How RENT Came to Be
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 27, 2019

Tonight, FOX will air their third live musical production. Following in the footsteps of Grease and A Christmas Story, the network will be presenting Jonathan Larson's Rent, a rock musical that is loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's 1896 opera, La boheme. The story follows a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a life in New York City's East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.

BWW Reviews: Entertaining Version of GREASE at The MUNY
by Chris Gibson - Aug 5, 2014

There have been a lot of versions of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's (book, music and lyrics) GREASE that I've seen over the years. Only one, New Line Theatre's brilliant staging a few years back, actually adhered to the musical as originally conceived. The majority have followed the template laid down by the 1978 movie version that was tailored to fit the stars; Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta. That's the version currently gracing the stage of The MUNY, although it features a number of interesting changes, beginning with a choral version of the opening "Alma Mater" that actually utilizes the lyrics to the song "We Go Together". It's certainly an entertaining ride, and is much improved in many ways over the version staged here back in 2007.

Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of Muny's GREASE
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 31, 2014

The Muny presents the sixth show of its 96th season, Grease, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones, with music direction by Michael Horsley. Grease is sponsored by Emerson. Check out the Instagram photos below!

STAGE TUBE: Phyllis Smith Talks Muny's GREASE
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2014

The Muny presents the sixth show of its 96th season, Grease, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones, with music direction by Michael Horsley. Grease is sponsored by Emerson. Check out a look at Phyllis Smith as Miss Lynch in the video below!

Photo Coverage: Inside Closing Night of RENT at New World Stages!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 10, 2012

The off-Broadway production of Rent closed last night, September 9, at New World Stages. The production played 32 previews and 450 performances. Rent, which is written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, opened at the theater on August 11, 2011. Check out photos from the final curatin call below!

BWW Flashback: RENT Closes at New World Stages Today, September 9
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 9, 2012

The off-Broadway production of Rent will close after the performance today, September 9, at New World Stages. The production will have played 32 previews and 450 performances. Rent, which is written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, opened at the theater on August 11, 2011. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you on a multimedia flashback through the show's return to New York!

Anthony Fedorov and Natalie Wachen to Join the Cast of New World Stages' RENT, July 11
by Kelsey Denette - Jun 15, 2012

Anthony Fedorov and Natalie Wachen join the cast of Rent in the roles of Roger and Mimi beginning on Wednesday, July 11. Shaleah Adkisson took over the role of Joanne on June 11.

Josh Grisetti, Justin Johnston and Rashad Naylor Begin Performances in RENT Tomorrow
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 19, 2012

Josh Grisetti, Justin Johnston, and Rashad Naylor begin performances tomorrow, January 20, in the roles of Mark, Roger, and Benny, respectively, in the hit off-Broadway production of Rent, currently playing at New World Stages.

Emma Hunton, Josh Grisetti and Justin Johnston Join Cast of RENT
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 3, 2012

According to the show's Facebook page, Emma Hunton Josh Grisetti, and Justin Johnston will join the cast of off-Broadway's RENT on January 20. Johnston wrote on Twitter: 'That's right. I start Jan. 18 at New World Stages in NYC. Who knew... Roger'. Hunton added: 'So excited for rehearsal tomorrow. Make sure you all come down to New World Stages and come see Rent.' The trio will replace Annaleigh Ashford, Adam Chanler-Berat and Matt Shindledecker as Maureen, Mark and Roger.

2011 RENT HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS PAGEANT Performed at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

The cast of the off-Broadway hit Rent will perform the 2011 Rent Holiday Christmas Pageant Extravaganza Spectacular on Monday, December 5, at 11pm at New World Stages, 340 West 50 Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.

2011 RENT HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS PAGEANT Performed at New World Stages
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 22, 2011

The cast of the off-Broadway hit Rent will perform the 2011 Rent Holiday Christmas Pageant Extravaganza Spectacular on Monday, December 5, at 11pm at New World Stages, 340 West 50 Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.

STAGE TUBE: RENT Cast Sings 'Seasons of Love' on LIVE WITH REGIS & KELLY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2011

The cast of the landmark musical Rent performed today on Regis Philbin's final episode of 'Live! with Regis and Kelly.' Mr. Philbin's extraordinary run was celebrated in his final minutes on the show with a surprise performance of Rent's signature song, 'Seasons of Love,' with special lyrics penned for the occasion by the production teams of both shows. Check out the performance below!

RENT To Perform On Live! With Regis and Kelly
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 18, 2011

The cast of the landmark musical Rent will perform today on Regis Philbin's final episode of 'Live! with Regis and Kelly.

Breaking: RENT to Make Surprise Appearance on Regis Philbin's Last Episode
by Robert Diamond - Nov 18, 2011

The cast of the landmark musical Rent will perform today on Regis Philbin's final episode of 'Live! with Regis and Kelly.' Mr. Philbin's extraordinary run will be celebrated in his final minutes on the show with a surprise performance of Rent's signature song, 'Seasons of Love,' with special lyrics penned for the occasion by the production teams of both shows. The episode airs in New York on WABC-TV at 9am. (Check local listings for times in other areas.)

Photo Coverage: RENT Sings for 'Carols for a Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 23, 2011

Many of Broadway's stars are participating in the 13th annual Carols for a Cure album, and the latest participants were the cast of off-Broadway's RENT!

STAGE TUBE: Angela Wendt and Lisa Zinni on RENT's New Costumes
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2011

The new, off-Broadway production of RENT opened August 11 at New World Stages. The 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 supervisor Tim Weil, set designer Mark Wendland, costume designer Angela Wendt, lighting designer Kevin Adams, sound designer Brian Ronan, and projection designer by Peter Nigrini. In the video below, original and current costume designers Angela Wendt and Lisa Zinni talk about how the costumes in 'RENT' have evolved over the years and what can be expected in the Off-Broadway revival.

Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2011

If you're looking for a quick roundup of all the events in the theatre world this week, look no further: here are some of the best articles the week had to offer!

BWW TV: Check Out RENT Off-Broadway's Opening Night Party
by Robert Diamond - Aug 13, 2011

The new, off-Broadway production of RENT opened on Thursday, August 11 at New World Stages and BroadwayWorld TV was there to talk to the show's new cast all about bringing the new production to the stage!

Photo Coverage: RENT Opening Night After Party
by Walter McBride - Aug 12, 2011

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!

Photo Coverage: RENT Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Aug 12, 2011

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 bows below!

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