The Muny production of Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent plays the outdoor St. Louis venue through August 10.
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown, the company is led by Lincoln
Clauss as Mark Cohen, Vincent Kempski as Roger Davis, Ashley De La Rosa
as Mimi Marquez, Tré Frazier as Benjamin Coffin III, Lindsay Heather
Pearce as Maureen Johnson, Anastacia McCleskey as Joanne Jefferson, Evan
Tyrone Martin as Tom Collins, and Adrian Villegas as Angel Dumott
Ensemble members include Shelby Brown, Ricky Cardenas, Josh Hoon Lee, Sage Lee, Alicia Revé Like, Jhardon DiShon Milton, Eric Shawn, Erica Stephan, and Julia Yameen.
Watch highlights from the August 4 opening night of the limited engagement in the video above.
The production also has choreography by Breon Arzell, associate choreography by Carollette Phillips, music direction by Jermaine Hill, scenic design by Arnel Sancianco, costume design by Raquel Adorno, lighting design by Heather Gilbert, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, video design by Paul Deziel, and wig design by Rueben D. Echoles, with production stage management by Kelsey Tippins.
Directed by Michael Greif, Rent opened at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre April 29, 1996, following previews that began April 16. The musical received 10 1996 Tony nominations, subsequently winning four, including Best Musical. Larson's work also won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. After 16 previews and 5,123 regular performances, the production played its final show September 7, 2008.
Set in Manhattan in the 1990s and inspired by Puccini’s opera La Bohème,
the hit musical follows a group of young East Village artists,
performers, and philosophers as they struggle through the hardships of
poverty, societal discord, and the AIDS epidemic in the search for life,
love and art.
The Telsey Office is the official casting partner for The Muny.
The Muny's 2023 season also includes Sister Act (August 14-20).