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Follow Along! Rent Star Brandon Victor Dixon Takes Over Our Instagram Tomorrow

Dixon will take us behind the scenes at the live musical's final dress rehearsal.

Brandon Victor Dixon plays Tom Collins in Rent on Fox.
(© Tricia Baron)

Fox's Rent star Brandon Victor Dixon will take over our @TheaterMania Instagram on Saturday, June 26, the day of the live production's final dress rehearsal. Follow along all day, and if you haven't started following us yet, click here to do so.

Tony- and Emmy-nominated Dixon plays Tom Collins in the broadcast of Jonathan Larson's beloved musical, alongside Jordan Fisher as Mark Cohen, Brennin Hunt as Roger Davis, Tinashe as Mimi Marquez, Vanessa Hudgens as Maureen Johnson, Valentina as Angel Dumott Schunard, Kiersey Clemons as Joanna Jefferson, and Mario as Benjamin Coffin III. Keala Settle will serve as the "Seasons of Love" soloist.

The Rent ensemble includes Darius Crenshaw, Jessica Lee Keller, Khori Petinaud, Lenin Fernandez Jr., Mia DeWeese, Nicholas Lanzisera, Sasha Dominique Mallory, William (Ty) Wells, Benjamin Douglas Rivera, Robert Roldan, Morgan Marcell, Fredric "Fred" Odgaard, Alexis "Tilly" Evans-Krueger, Hannahlei Cabanilla, Bryce Ryness, Alton Fitzgerald White, Emerson Collins, Matthew Saldivar, Jennifer Leigh Warren, J. Elaine Marcos, and Debra Cardona.

The television adaptation of Rent will be written by Kristoffer Diaz and directed by Michael Greif, who staged the musical in 1996 at New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway, as well as its 2011 revival at New World Stages. Alex Rudzinski will serve as live television director. The creative team also includes Stephen Oremus (musical director), Sonya Tayeh (choreographer), Angela Wendt (costume designer), Al Gurdon (lighting designer), and Jason Sherwood (scenic design).

Rent airs on January 27 at 8pm EST on Fox.


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