Live musical production of Rent to air on January 27
The live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent will air Sunday, January 27, 2019 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
A re-imagining of Puccini’s “La Bohème,” and set in New York City’s gritty East Village, Rent tells the unforgettable story of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams during a time of great social and political turmoil. After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson’s tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.
Additional details and auspices to be announced.
Rent originally was produced in New York by New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop.
Rent will be executive-produced by Marc Platt (Grease: Live, La La Land, Wicked), Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Al Larson and Revolution Studios’ Vince Totino, Scott Hemming and Marla Levine.