FOX TV Presents
FOX’s next live musical event, RENT, will air Sunday, Jan. 27 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) LIVE on FOX. The three-hour live television event, inspired by the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical RENT will be executive-produced by award-winning film, television and theater producer Marc Platt (Grease: Live, La La Land) along with the estate of writer/composer Jonathan Larson. The epic adaptation will be filmed at the historic Fox Studios in Burbank.
Tony Award-nominated director Michael Greif, who directed the original New York Theatre Workshop and Broadway productions of RENT, is the director overseeing the stage direction; and Alex Rudzinski (“Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” “Grease: Live,” “Dancing with the Stars”) will serve as the live television director.
Kiersey Clemons, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jordan Fisher, Vanessa Hudgens, Brennin Hunt, Mario, Tinashe and Valentina are set to star in the highly anticipated live musical event. Additionally, Keala Settle will perform the iconic solo from “Seasons of Love” and join the ensemble in the live musical.
Contact: Matt Polk / Jessica Johnson / Maral Chouljian