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Rent - 2011 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Returning to NYC after its groundbreaking 12-year Broadway run, Rent, set in NYC's East Village, is a modern take on the classic Puccini opera, La Boheme. It tells the unforgettable story of a group of young artists learning to survive, falling in love, finding their voices and living for today.

History:

Revival
Run Type: Open Run
Market: Off-Broadway
Previews: July 14, 2011
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Closing: September 09, 2012

Running Time:

2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

New World Stages Stage I

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by Walter McBride - Mar 9, 2016
Broadway's new musical comedy DISASTER!, directed by Jack Plotnick with a book by three-time Emmy Award nominee and Grammy Award nominee Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, officially opened last night, March 8, 2016, for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
A talk-back event following the final performance of IF/THEN's national tour stop in St. Louis will feature stage and screen star, Anthony Rapp (RENT, IF/THEN, 'Adventures in Babysitting,' best-selling author of Without You, co-creator of Broadway Con).
by Robert Diamond - Mar 9, 2016
TORONTO, ONTARIO(Marketwired - March 9, 2016) - The Becker Milk Company Limited (the 'Company') (TSX:BEK.B) is pleased to report the results for the nine months ended January 31, 2016.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2016
Broadway's new musical comedy DISASTER!, directed by Jack Plotnick with a book by three-time Emmy Award nominee and Grammy Award nominee Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, officially opened last night, March 8, 2016, for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party with the full company below!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 9, 2016
The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 72 selected short films, 45 are world premieres and 53 are in competition at the Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
Starting rehearsals at The 5th Avenue Theatre this week is the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 9, 2016
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (SDSO) will perform Puccini's La Bohe?me on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington Pavilion. The concert will feature professional soloists, the SDSO chorus, and a children's chorus comprised of over 30 students from middle schools across Sioux Falls. The SDSO formed the children's chorus speci cally for this production.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 9, 2016
Sons of Serendip, 2014 semifinalists on America's Got Talent, come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 8 PM. Tickets are $39 - $49. Students pay $20 with a valid ID.
by Michael Dale - Mar 9, 2016
From earthquakes to tidal waves to shark attacks, it wasn't safe to go to the movies that decade.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 17, 2016
To coincide with three Broadway milestones - the 10th Anniversary of Jersey Boys, the 15th Anniversary of The Producers and the 20th Anniversary of RENT - Feinstein's at the Nikko will present three engagements featuring stars of each original production.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 17, 2016
The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the ceremony date for the 2016 Applause Awards, taking place in the Walt Disney Theater on June 5, 2016.  Tickets for the awards showcase celebrating excellence in local high school musical theater are $18.00 and may be purchased by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are also available by calling 844.513.2014 or online at drphillipscenter.org. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 17, 2016
The most-awarded new musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER, the landmark rock musical RENT, and the innovative and wickedly funny HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH are coming to Boston in the Citi Performing Arts Center's 2016-17 season.
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2016
Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, Dear Evan Hansen. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press yesterday and you can check out complete coverage from the event below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016
TUTS Underground presents the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning tonight, March 17, in Houston.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 16, 2016
The 2016/2017 KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount season brings another year of superb entertainment to The Paramount Theatre, with a roster of can't miss shows!
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2016
Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press today and you can check out a sneak peek from the special day below. Check back later for complete coverage!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016
Rehearsals started in Atlanta today for BORN FOR THIS: THE BEBE WINANS STORY, the hilarious and heartwarming true story of six-time Grammy Award-winning icon BeBe Winans's journey to fame. BORN FOR THIS, directed by celebrated director and playwright Charles Randolph-Wright (Motown The Musical), will premiere on the Alliance Stage, April 13 - May 15, 2016.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 15, 2016
42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business …, Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org. 
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016
Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich was presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the event below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016
Stoneham Theatre continues Season 16 with the toe-tapping, Broadway musical hit SWEET CHARITY. Performances run from March 31 - April 24, 2016. Press Opening is Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 3:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016
Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for BORN FOR THIS: THE BEBE WINANS STORY, the heartwarming true story of six-time Grammy Award-winning icon BeBe Winans' journey to fame.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016
Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016.
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016
YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release the debut American solo album from Drama Desk Award-winning theatre star JOSE LLANA on Friday, May 13. Altitude - based on his acclaimed concert at the Lincoln Center American Songbook Series last year - celebrate his 20 years on Broadway with a savvy collection of songs he performed on and off the main stem, in addition to pop favorites. Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles, his co-star in the Off-Broadway smash Here Lies Love, is featured as special guest. Altitude is produced by Michael Croiter with Kimberly Grigsby serving as Music Director. Pre-order the album at www.YellowSoundLabel.com.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills has forged a partnership with the Broadway Dreams Foundation to present 'GENERAT10N: The 2016 Summer Intensive Tour' for aspiring musical theater artists from the Los Angeles region from June 19 - 26.
by Peter Nason - Mar 14, 2016
A charming, beautifully realized look at the life and works of Stephen Sondheim.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 14, 2016
On Saturday, March 12th, the Orpheum Theatre announced its highly-anticipated 2016-2017 Broadway Season. The year's subscription series includes DIRTY DANCING - The Classic Story On Stage, ANNIE, THE BODYGUARD, BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Season options include a return engagement of JERSEY BOYS, and a special weekend-only engagement of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. The 2016-2017 Broadway Season is generously sponsored by Bank of America and Memphis Area Honda Dealers.
by Theater People Podcast - Mar 14, 2016
On Monday, March 14 the Theater People podcast welcomes HAMILTON star Phillipa Soo. Soo mader her New York stage debut in the title role of Natasha in the critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway production of NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 14, 2016
 Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are on sale now. 
by Louisa Brady - Mar 13, 2016
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Maxine Linehan 'One -The Songs of U2'; RSO at 54: The Music of Rope & We Foxes in Concert; Kim Maresca at 54 Below; Judy Gold at 54 Below; and In Transit The Musical In Concert.
by Louisa Brady - Mar 13, 2016
New Musicals Australia in association with Hayes Theatre Co are thrilled to be able to announce the cast for THE DETECTIVE'S HANDBOOK which will play Hayes Theatre Co from 21 April until 7 May 2016.
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016
AfterWork Theater presents Sing Out: Gender-Benders, a musical revue featuring your favorite musical numbers cast with a non-gender conforming flair. Come see what AfterWork Theater does best; providing a community where every day people can perform. Watch as lawyers, teachers, marketers and others from all walks of life take the stage; some returning to what they love, others, for the first time ever! The show will feature fifteen of the greatest Broadway numbers in one musical revue. Performances will take place March 18-20 in the East Village in Manhattan.
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016
The 2016-2017 Broadway in Wilmington series at The Playhouse on Rodney Square, announced today, will feature two more productions than the current season, bringing the total to eight. In the second season under the management of The Grand Opera House, the series will expand to five full-productions: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Kinky Boots, Cinderella, the 20th anniversary re-mount of Riverdance, and Pippin. In addition, the schedule will include three weekend-only productions, known in the business as splits: Rent, Broadway Christmas Wonderland, and Once. Six of the eight productions are Playhouse premieres, and Riverdance holds the record as one of the highest-grossing shows in Playhouse history. The 2016-17 season will include four Tony Award winners for Best Musical and one Best Musical Revival, and a raft of other honors. 
by Gary Naylor - Mar 12, 2016
Gary Naylor sees an opera that, though is Italian as a gondolier eating an ice cream while conducting a loud argument with his best friend, has much in common with Shakespearean tragedy.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 12, 2016
Don't forget! Tonight's the night to change your clock for Daylight Savings Time. And since your weekend will be an hour shorter, what better way to numb the pain than with some time-centric performances from Broadway past. Below, enjoy some tunes from shows like THE LAST FIVE YEARS, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE, and many more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016
From training to combat, experience the anguish, fears and triumphs of a brotherhood who fought for freedom abroad -- and at home. FLY, directed by Ricardo Khan, co-founder and former artistic director of Crossroads Theatre Company, and choreographed by Hope Clarke (A Free Man of Color; Jelly's Last Jam; Caroline, or Change) and Omar Edwards (Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk), tells the heroic tale of the Tuskegee Airmen through the eyes of four courageous young men.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 11, 2016
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 11, 2016
Julie Reiber, a highly sought-after Broadway actress and singer, will be performing for Lakeland Regional Health's annual Philanthropist of the Year event on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Hollis Cancer Center in Lakeland, FL. She will be singing with students from the Harrison Center for the Visual and Performing Arts.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 11, 2016
 Berkeley Playhouse at the historic Julia Morgan Theater continues their most acclaimed season yet, with The Addams Family. The show isdirected and choreographed by long time Berkeley Playhouse associate Kimberly Dooley (Berkeley Playhouse's Mary Poppins, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Wiz, Suessical the Musical.). Previews begin March 24. The show runs from March 26 to April 17 at the Julia Morgan Theater, 2640 College Ave in Berkeley, CA. Tickets are now available through the Box Office. Please call (510) 845-8542 x351 or visit berkeleyplayhouse.org.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 11, 2016
Producers of the new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU, John Frost, Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and Tribeca Theatrical Productions, today announced the members of the band. Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor have chosen the band members they trust with their classic songs, and who will travel with the show for the entire Australian tour.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 10, 2016
FYI's original series HE SHED SHE SHED celebrates the trend of turning backyard sheds into functional and creative outdoor living spaces. Six one-hour episodes premiere on Saturday, April 2 at 10pm ET/PT.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 10, 2016
Este domingo 13 de marzo a las 20h tendra lugar en el Teatro Arlequin de Madrid la Gala Musical Solidaria a favor de AEPMI y la fundacion Ana Carolina Diez Mahou, en la que se interpretaran temas de musicales como GREASE, CABARET o JESUCRISTO SUPERSTAR.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 10, 2016
Marin Theatre Company's artistic director Jasson Minadakis and managing director Michael Barker are thrilled to announce the 50th anniversary season for the North Bay's leading non-profit professional theatre.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 10, 2016
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced an extension for RED SPEEDO, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2015/16 Season. RED SPEEDO began previews on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 and officially opened on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003), and will now run through Sunday, April 3, 2016. Tickets for RED SPEEDO are on sale at www.nytw.org.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016
Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes the world famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater to The Colonial Theatre, on Wednesday, March 30 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016
PlayMakers Repertory Company concludes its Mainstage Season with Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece 'Sweeney Todd,' onstage March 30 through April 23. Special events associated with the show begin March 14.

Rent Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Rent been nominated for?
Best Musical Revival () and Distinguished Performance (Drama League Awards) for Annaleigh Ashford.

What productions of Rent have there been?
Rent has had 16 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1997, West End which opened in 1998, West End which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2006, West End which opened in 2007, US Tour which opened in 2009, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011, US Tour which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2016, Motion Picture which opened in 2019 and Broadway which opened in 2019.

What is the songs are in Rent and what's the order?
Tune Up
Voice Mail # 1
Rent
You Okay Honey?
One Song Glory
Light My Candle
Voice Mail # 2
Today 4 U
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
Contact
Halloween
Goodbye, Love
What You Own
Voice Mail # 5
Finale
Your Eyes
Because You Were Right
Valentine's Day
Splatter
Do a Little Business
Right Brain
Open Road
Tune Up A
Voicemail #1
Tune Up B
Rent
You Okay Honey?
Tune Up - Reprise
One Song Glory
Light My Candle
Voicemail #2
Today For You A
You'll See
Tango Maureen
Life Support
Out Tonight
Another Day
Will I?
On the Street
Santa Fe
I'll Cover You
We're Okay
Christmas Bells
Over the Moon
La Vie Boheme
I Should Tell You
La Vie Boheme B
Seasons of Love A
Happy New Year A
Voicemail #3
Happy New Year B
Take Me or Leave Me
Seasons of Love B
Without You
Voicemail #5
Contact
I'll Cover You - Reprise
Halloween
Goodbye Love
What You Own
Voicemail #6
Finale A
Your Eyes
Finale B