Rent, a Broadway musical traveling to Havana
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 11 / 25 / 2014
On December 24 will premiere in Havana the Broadway musical Rent, the presentation is run by the US company Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment. The play will be staged for three months in theater Bertolt Brecht.
The musical is inspired by the classic Puccini opera, La Bohème, and is a collaboration of the production with the National Council for the Performing Arts. The show will be directed by Andy Lord Jr. and cast is integrated for 15 Cuban actors.
In November 2011, the same production staged in Havana as part of the 14th edition of the Theater Festival of Havana, "the first presentation in the style of Broadway US that occurred in Cuba in 50 years," explains the company's website.
Source: Diario de Cuba