Rent's Enthusiastic 20th-Anniversary Touring Company Meets the Press
The new young stars of Jonathan Larson's iconic musical prepares to hit the road.
Two decades haven't dimmed the luster of Jonathan Larson's game-changing rock opera Rent, which took the world by storm in 1996 and is now preparing for a 20th-anniversary tour. Staged by Evan Ensign, who served as the musical's associate director throughout its run on Broadway, and original Tony-nominated choreographer Marleis Yearby, Rent's new company features a group of youngsters who grew up listening to CDs of the original cast, and are now getting to step into their fabled shoes. TheaterMania met the cast to discuss the show's enduring popularity, and how it's message of "No Day But Today" will always be in style.