Anthony Fedorov
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Anthony Fedorov
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
American Idol finalist Anthony Fedorov and recurring Boardwalk Empire actress Natalie Wachen are set to take over the roles of Roger and Mimi in the Off-Broadway production of Jonathan Larson's Rent, at New World Stages, beginning on July 11. Original Rent director Michael Greif directs.

This Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is inspired by the classic opera La Boheme and tells of a group of friends in the East Village living and loving during the height of the AIDS epidemic.

Fedorov and Wachen will join Nicholas Christopher (Collins), Josh Grisetti (Mark), Emma Hunton (Maureen), Rashad Naylor (Benny), and MJ Rodriguez (Angel), as well as Margot Bingham, Amber Iman, Marcus Paul James, Aaron LaVigne, Taylor Trensch, Morgan Weed, Xavier Cano, Sean Michael Murray, and Genny Lis Padilla.

In addition, Shaleah Adkisson took over the role of Joanne on June 11.

For more information and tickets, to Rent, click here.