Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway (2008)
Sunday 23rd August 2009
The Final Performance of the hit Broadway musical Rent arrives on DVD courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on 21st September 2009. Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway boasts superb extra features including appearances by original cast members and more than 60 minutes of exclusive 'Back Stage' bonus material.
Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway features Will Chase as Roger, Adam Kantor as Mark, Michael McElroy as Collins, Tracie Thoms as Joanne, Justin Johnston as Angel, Reneé Elise Goldsberry as Mimi, Eden Espinosa as Maureen and original cast members Rodney Hicks, who steps into the role of Benny, and Gwen Stewart as the 'Seasons of Love' soloist. Rent was directed for the stage by Michael Greif.
Set in New York City's gritty East End Village, the revolutionary rock opera Rent tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent. 'Measuring their lives in love', these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic.
- "RENT: The Final Days on Broadway" - A Retrospective documentary featuring cast and crew
- "The Final Curtain Call"- Past/present cast members sing "Seasons of Love" on stage one last time
- "The Wall" - A rare look at the famous backstage wall
- "The Final Lottery" - Hundreds of fans turn out hoping to be one of the lucky few fans chosen to sit in the front 2 rows for the very last show
- National Marfan Foundation PSA
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.