December 22, 2015

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'Rent' Original Cast Members Reuniting for 20th Anniversary

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Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Members from the original cast of Rent will reunite on Friday, Jan. 22 at New York City's BroadwayCon 2016, to honor the 20th anniversary of Jonathan Larson's legendary musical.

Cast members Anthony Rapp (Mark), Adam Pascal (Roger) and Daphne Rubin-Vega (Mimi) will attend the reunion panel, along with choreographer Marlies Yearby, conductor Tim Weil and casting director Bernard Telsey, Playbill reports. 

Rent, which many critics consider a turning point in the evolution of the musical, premiered Off-Broadway on Jan. 26, 1996 before moving to Broadway on April 16, 1999 and running for over 5,000 shows.

BroadwayCon runs Jan. 22 to 24.

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