NEW YORK — La Vie Bohème is returning to the Big Apple next month when the much-loved musical “Rent” hits the stage in honor of the show’s 20th anniversary.
5th Floor Theatre Company will present the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical at Long Island City’s Secret Theatre, according to Brown Paper Tickets, a site where fans can buy passes to the show.
“Rent” chronicles the lives of young artists struggling under the shadow of HIV/AIDS to survive and create in Manhattan’s East Village. It began a 12-year Broadway run in 1996 and was adapted in 2005 into a movie featuring most of the original cast members.
Playbill reports the cast will feature Bernard Holcomb as Collins, Mia Johnson as Joanne, Lindsay Lavin as Maureen, Nina Negron as Mimi, André Revels as Benny, Dan Rosenbaum as Roger, Daniel Clayton Smith as Mark and Anthony Wright as Angel. Nick Brennan will direct