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RENT Cast Announced for New Off-Broadway Production

RENT

CAST ANNOUNCED

PERFORMANCES BEGIN THURSDAY, JULY 14

OPENING SET FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

AT NEW WORLD STAGES

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The producers of Rent have announced the cast for the upcoming off-Broadway production that begins previews Thursday, July 14, and opens Thursday, August 11 at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.

The cast of Rent is Annaleigh Ashford (Maureen Johnson), Margot Bingham (Alexi Darling, Roger’s Mom, and others), Adam Chanler-Berat  (Mark Cohen), Nicholas Christopher (Tom Collins), Arianda Fernandez (Mimi Marquez), Marcus Paul James (Mr. Jefferson, Paul, and others), Tamika Sonuja Lawrence (Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags), Corbin Reid (Joanne Jefferson), Michael Rodriguez (Angel Schunard), Matt Shingledecker (Roger Davis), Ephraim Sykes (Benjamin Coffin III), Ben Thompson (Christmas caroler, Mr. Grey, The Man, and others), Michael Wartella (Steve, Gordon, Waiter, and others), and Morgan Weed (Mark’s Mom and others). Also in the company is Sean Michael Murray, Xavier Cano, and Genny Padilla.

Rent, written by Jonathan Larson, will be directed by Michael Greif who directed the show’s original off-Broadway and Broadway productions.  The creative team will include choreographer Larry Keigwin; music supervisor Tim Weil; set designer Mark Wendland; costume designer Angela Wendt; lighting designer Kevin Adams; sound designer Brian Ronan, projection designer by Peter Nigrini.

Rent will perform Mondays and Wednesday through Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7:30pm, with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm, at New World Stages, 340 West 50 Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.  Preview prices $65- $85; prices after August 12 are $69.50 - $89.50.  Tickets may be purchased by visiting telecharge.com; by phoning 212-947-8844; or by going to the New World Stages box office, 340 West 50 Street. 

For box office hours visit:  http://www.newworldstages.com/boxoffice.html.

For more information about Rent, visit siteforrent.com.

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