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Rent New Orleans TicketsRent was first performed as a reading at the New York Theatre Workshop in 1993. The show premiered, off-Broadway, at the same theater in February 1996. Its last show at the New York Theatre Workshop was on March 31, 1996. The show then moved to Broadway where its previews began on April 16, 1996, with its official Broadway debut on April 29, 1996. Rent tells the story of a group of young people living in New York City's East Village in the late 1980s/early 1990s. The group of friends deal with poverty, the threat of eviction, heartbreak, sickness and death. The Broadway production is among the longest-running Broadway shows in history. Its success earned it a national tour that premiered in November 1996.
How Do You Measure a Musical?The Broadway production of Rent garnered numerous award nominations and wins. The show was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer prize award for Drama. The production was Tony Award nominated for Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Best Lighting Design, Best Choreography and Best Direction Of A Musical. The production won 1996 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score and Best Featured Actor In A Musical. It was also nominated for Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Book, Outstanding Featured Actor In A Musical, Outstanding Orchestrations, Outstanding Lyrics and Outstanding Music.
Where can I buy Rent New Orleans Tickets?You can buy Rent tickets for the New Orleans performances at StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace.
Who wrote the Rent musical?The Book for the musical, lyrics and music were all written by Jonathan Larson. Rent was Larson's only Broadway work, and he died the night before the show made its off-Broadway premiere.
Who is on the Rent tour cast?The Rent tour cast features Mark Cohen, Shafiq Hicks, Cody Jenkins, Aiyana Smash, Kelsey Sweigard and more. The rest of the show's cast features performers with various levels of theater experience. Each member of the cast undergoes the rigorous Broadway audition process to ensure that the tour brings a Broadway quality show to cities throughout the United States. The cast can vary from date to date or performance to performance. No cast member is guaranteed to appear on any specific performance.
Is Rent appropriate for all ages?The Saenger Theatre warns that Rent is recommended for mature audiences. The show contains profanity and deals with mature topics like AIDS, drug use, corporate greed and death. Additionally, the running time for the production is approximately two hours and 35 minutes. Many young children would have trouble maintaining good behavior throughout the entire show. They could then cause a distraction for the cast or other audience members.
Where can I see Rent in New Orleans?The Rent tour production travels to cities throughout the country. When it visits the New Orleans area, it is typically presented at the Saenger Theatre. This venue hosts multiple Broadway productions throughout the year.
What shows are similar to Rent?Rent is loosely based on the classic Puccini opera La Boheme. Fans of Rent may also enjoy Miss Saigon, which is a retelling of Madame Butterfly, another Puccini work. Also, Rent is a musical that deals with complicated and controversial social issues of its time. Dear Evan Hansen also deals with problems to which many audience members can relate.
What other cities will the Rent tour visit?The tour will go on to cities like Washington DC, University Park, New Haven, Honolulu, Jacksonville, Durham, Toledo, Dayton, Utica and many more.
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