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Rent   Tour: Benny  

 
Opening Date: September 16, 1997    
Closing Date: July 15, 2001

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, National Tour
Setting: East Village, New York City.
Comments: Prior to the launch of this tour, this production played at the La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, CA from July 1 through September 13, 1997.



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
Book by Jonathan Larson; Music by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson; Additional lyrics by Billy Aronson; Original Concept by Billy Aronson; Music arranged by Steve Skinner; Additional Arrangements: Tim Weil; Musical Director: Robert Sprayberry
Directed by Michael Greif; Choreographed by Marlies Yearby
Scenic Design by Paul Clay; Costume Design by Angela Wendt; Lighting Design by Blake Burba; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Set Design Adaptation: Matthew E. Maraffi; Associate Sound Design: Jon Weston
General Manager: John Corker; Company Manager: Bruce Kagel; Assistant Co. Mgr: Roeya Banuazizi
Production Supervisor: Tom Bartlett; Technical Supervisor: Unitech Productions, Inc.; Stage Manager: Kristen Harris
Musical Supervisor: Tim Weil; Conducted by Robert Sprayberry; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Keyboards: Robert Sprayberry and Ed Goldschneider; Associate Conductor: Ed Goldschneider; Bass: Simeon Pillich; Guitar: Scott Totten; Drums: Alan Childs; Keyboards 2, Guitar 2: Matt Beck
Dramaturg: Lynn M. Thomson; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Additional Casting: Kim Orchen; Tour Press and Marketing: Laura Matalon and Amy L. Katz; National Press Representative: Richard Kornberg & Associates; Exclusive Tour Direction: The Booking Group; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Dance Captain: Hallie Bulleit
Cast
Carla Bianco
Mark's mom, and others
Kevyn Brackett
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others
Sharon Brown
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Wilson Cruz
Angel Schunard
D'Monroe
Benjamin Coffin III
Neil Patrick Harris
Mark Cohen
Leigh Hetherington
Maureen Johnson
Sala Iwamatsu
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom, and others
Mark Leroy Jackson
Tom Collins
Christian Mena
Roger Davis
Kenna J. Ramsey
Joanne Jefferson
Julia Santana
Mimi Marquez
Andy Señor
Steve, man with squeegee, a waiter, and others
Curt Skinner
Gordon, the man, Mr. Grey, and others
Brent Davin Vance
Paul, a cop, and others
Swings: Jasmine M. Baird, Hallie Bulleit, Monique Daniels, Laura Dias, Owen Johnston II, Ron Patric and Paul Oakley Stovall
Understudies: Jasmine M. Baird (Joanne Jefferson, Mimi Marquez), Kevyn Brackett (Benjamin Coffin III, Tom Collins), Chipper Cooke (Tom Collins), Owen Johnston II (Angel Schunard), Ron Patric (Mark Cohen, Roger Davis) and Brent Davin Vance (Benjamin Coffin III)
music by Jonathan Larson; lyrics by Jonathan Larson
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Tune Up/Voice Mail #1 Mark Cohen, Roger Davis, Mrs. Cohen, Tom Collins and Benjamin Coffin III
Rent The Company
You Okay Honey? Angel Schunard and Tom Collins
One Song Glory Roger Davis
Light My Candle Roger Davis and Mimi Marquez
Voice Mail #2 Mr & Mrs. Jefferson
Today 4 U Angel Schunard
You'll See Benjamin Coffin III, Mark Cohen, Tom Collins, Roger Davis and Angel Schunard
Tango: Maureen Mark Cohen and Joanne Jefferson
Life Support Paul, Gordon and The Company
Out Tonight Mimi Marquez
Another Day Roger Davis, Mimi Marquez and The Company
Will I? The Company
On the Street The Company
Sante Fe
(lyrics by Billy Aronson and Jonathan Larson)
Tom Collins and The Company
We're Okay Joanne Jefferson
I'll Cover You Angel Schunard and Tom Collins
Christmas Bells The Company
Over the Moon Maureen Johnson
La Vie Boheme/I Should Tell You
(lyrics by Billy Aronson and Jonathan Larson)
The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Seasons of Love The Company
Happy New Year/Voice Mail #3 Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis, Mark Cohen, Maureen Johnson, Joanne Jefferson, Tom Collins, Angel Schunard, Mrs. Cohen, Alexi Darling and Benjamin Coffin III
Take Me or Leave Me Maureen Johnson and Joanne Jefferson
Without You Roger Davis and Mimi Marquez
Voice Mail #4 Alexi Darling
Contact The Company
I'll Cover You (Reprise) Tom Collins and The Company
Halloween Mark Cohen
Goodbye, Love Mark Cohen, Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis, Maureen Johnson, Joanne Jefferson, Tom Collins and Benjamin Coffin III
What You Own Pastor, Mark Cohen, Tom Collins, Benjamin Coffin III and Roger Davis
Voice Mail #5 Roger's Mom, Mimi's Mom, Mr. Jefferson and Mrs. Cohen
Finale/Your Eyes Roger Davis and The Company
Filter by City:  
Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 5, 2001 - Jul 15, 2001 Orpheum Theatre - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
May 29, 2001 - Jun 3, 2001 Queen Elizabeth Theatre Vancouver, BC
May 22, 2001 - May 27, 2001 Centennial Concert Hall Winnipeg, MB
May 15, 2001 - May 20, 2001 Connor Palace Cleveland, OH
May 8, 2001 - May 13, 2001 Shubert Theatre (IL) Chicago, IL
May 1, 2001 - May 6, 2001 Des Moines Civic Center Des Moines, IA
Apr 24, 2001 - Apr 29, 2001 Birmingham-Jefferson Concert Hall Birmingham, AL
Apr 17, 2001 - Apr 22, 2001 Toyota Oakdale Theatre Wallingford, CT
Apr 10, 2001 - Apr 15, 2001 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Apr 3, 2001 - Apr 8, 2001 Auditorium Theatre - Rochester Rochester, NY
Mar 27, 2001 - Apr 1, 2001 Weidner Center For The Performing Arts Green Bay, WI
Mar 13, 2001 - Mar 25, 2001 Ordway Center For The Performing Arts St. Paul, MN
Mar 6, 2001 - Mar 11, 2001 Vanderburgh Auditorium Evansville, IN
Mar 6, 2001 - Mar 11, 2001 James W. Miller Auditorium Kalamazoo, MI
Feb 27, 2001 - Mar 4, 2001 Crouse-Hinds Theater - Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter Syracuse, NY
Feb 20, 2001 - Feb 25, 2001 Lyric Opera House Baltimore, MD
Feb 13, 2001 - Feb 18, 2001 Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA
Feb 6, 2001 - Feb 11, 2001 Clowes Memorial Hall Indianapolis, IN
Jan 30, 2001 - Feb 4, 2001 Peace Center For The Performing Arts Greenville, SC
Jan 23, 2001 - Jan 28, 2001 Bass Concert Hall at University of Texas at Austin Performing Arts Center Austin, TX
Jan 16, 2001 - Jan 21, 2001 Centennial Hall Tucson, AZ
Jan 9, 2001 - Jan 14, 2001 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA
Jan 2, 2001 - Jan 7, 2001 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR
Dec 26, 2000 - Dec 31, 2000 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
Dec 19, 2000 - Dec 24, 2000 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Dec 12, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000 Scranton Cultural Center Scranton, PA
Dec 5, 2000 - Dec 10, 2000 Louisville Palace Theatre Louisville, KY
Nov 23, 2000 - Dec 3, 2000 Detroit Opera House Detroit, MI
Nov 21, 2000 - Nov 22, 2000 Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Fine Arts Theatre Rapid City, SD
Nov 14, 2000 - Nov 19, 2000 Capitol Theatre Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 7, 2000 - Nov 12, 2000 Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Edmonton, AB
Oct 24, 2000 - Nov 5, 2000 Buell Theatre Denver, CO
Oct 17, 2000 - Oct 22, 2000 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee, WI
Oct 10, 2000 - Oct 15, 2000 Hancher Auditorium Iowa City, IA
Oct 6, 2000 - Oct 8, 2000 Rosemont Theatre (PA) Rosemont, PA
Oct 3, 2000 - Oct 5, 2000 Morris Performing Arts Center South Bend, IN
Sep 26, 2000 - Oct 1, 2000 Benedum Center Pittsburgh, PA
Sep 22, 2000 - Sep 24, 2000 The Embassy Theatre Fort Wayne, IN
Sep 19, 2000 - Sep 21, 2000 The Dow Event Center Saginaw, MI
Sep 12, 2000 - Sep 17, 2000 Mann Center Philadelphia, PA
Sep 8, 2000 - Sep 10, 2000 Proctors Schenectady, NY
Sep 5, 2000 - Sep 7, 2000 Eisenhower Hall Theatre West Point, NY
Aug 29, 2000 - Sep 3, 2000 Chapman Music Hall At Tulsa Performing Arts Center Tulsa, OK
Aug 22, 2000 - Aug 27, 2000 Majestic Theatre - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Aug 15, 2000 - Aug 20, 2000 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Aug 1, 2000 - Aug 13, 2000 Neal S. Blaisdell Center Concert Hall Honolulu, HI
Jun 6, 2000 - Jun 18, 2000 Pantages Theatre - Toronto Toronto, ON
May 9, 2000 - Jun 4, 2000 National Theatre Washington, DC
May 2, 2000 - May 7, 2000 Municipal Auditorium Music Hall Kansas City, MO
Apr 25, 2000 - Apr 30, 2000 Orpheum Theater - Omaha Omaha, NE
Apr 18, 2000 - Apr 23, 2000 Oscar Mayer Theatre Madison, WI
Apr 11, 2000 - Apr 16, 2000 Pikes Peak Center Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 4, 2000 - Apr 9, 2000 Hult Center For The Performing Arts Eugene, OR
Mar 28, 2000 - Apr 2, 2000 Terrace Theatre at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Long Beach, CA
Mar 21, 2000 - Mar 26, 2000 ASU Gammage Tempe, AZ
Mar 14, 2000 - Mar 19, 2000 San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
Mar 7, 2000 - Mar 12, 2000 Sacramento Community Center Theater Sacramento, CA
Mar 1, 2000 - Mar 5, 2000 Rabobank Theater Bakersfield, CA
Feb 22, 2000 - Feb 27, 2000 Palace Theatre - Columbus Columbus, OH
Feb 15, 2000 - Feb 20, 2000 Toyota Oakdale Theatre Wallingford, CT
Feb 8, 2000 - Feb 13, 2000 Providence Performing Arts Center Providence, RI
Feb 1, 2000 - Feb 6, 2000 Sangamon Auditorium Springfield, IL
Jan 25, 2000 - Jan 30, 2000 University Of Florida Center For The Arts Gainesville, FL
Jan 18, 2000 - Jan 23, 2000 Moran Theatre at Times Union Center Jacksonville, FL
Jan 11, 2000 - Jan 16, 2000 David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Jan 4, 2000 - Jan 9, 2000 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Dec 21, 1999 - Jan 2, 2000 Ordway Center For The Performing Arts St. Paul, MN
Dec 14, 1999 - Dec 19, 1999 Stranahan Theater And Great Hall Toledo, OH
Dec 7, 1999 - Dec 12, 1999 Shea's Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY
Nov 30, 1999 - Dec 5, 1999 Indiana University Auditorium Bloomington, IN
Nov 9, 1999 - Nov 28, 1999 Majestic Theatre - Dallas Dallas, TX
Oct 26, 1999 - Nov 7, 1999 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas, NV
Oct 12, 1999 - Oct 24, 1999 Chrysler Hall Norfolk, VA
Sep 7, 1999 - Oct 10, 1999 Shubert Theatre (IL) Chicago, IL
Aug 31, 1999 - Sep 5, 1999 Wolf Trap Vienna, VA
Aug 17, 1999 - Aug 29, 1999 Tropicana Atlantic City, NJ
Aug 10, 1999 - Aug 15, 1999 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Jul 27, 1999 - Aug 8, 1999 Belk Theater Charlotte, NC
Jun 15, 1999 - Jul 25, 1999 Shubert Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Jun 8, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999 Proctors Schenectady, NY
Jun 1, 1999 - Jun 6, 1999 Weidner Center For The Performing Arts Green Bay, WI
May 25, 1999 - May 30, 1999 DeVos Hall Grand Rapids, MI
May 18, 1999 - May 23, 1999 Connor Palace Cleveland, OH
May 11, 1999 - May 16, 1999 Carpenter Theatre Richmond, VA
May 4, 1999 - May 9, 1999 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
Apr 27, 1999 - May 2, 1999 Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts Raleigh, NC
Apr 13, 1999 - Apr 25, 1999 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Apr 6, 1999 - Apr 11, 1999 Bass Concert Hall at University of Texas at Austin Performing Arts Center Austin, TX
Mar 30, 1999 - Apr 4, 1999 Bass Performance Hall Fort Worth, TX
Mar 23, 1999 - Mar 28, 1999 Clowes Memorial Hall Indianapolis, IN
Mar 16, 1999 - Mar 21, 1999 Wharton Center for the Performing Arts East Lansing, MI
Mar 9, 1999 - Mar 14, 1999 Uihlein Hall At Marcus Center Milwaukee, WI
Mar 2, 1999 - Mar 7, 1999 Montgomery County's Memorial Hall Dayton, OH
Feb 23, 1999 - Feb 28, 1999 Hancher Auditorium Iowa City, IA
Feb 16, 1999 - Feb 21, 1999 Des Moines Civic Center Des Moines, IA
Feb 9, 1999 - Feb 14, 1999 James W. Miller Auditorium Kalamazoo, MI
Jan 26, 1999 - Feb 7, 1999 Andrew Jackson Hall At Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville, TN
Jan 19, 1999 - Jan 24, 1999 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
Jan 5, 1999 - Jan 17, 1999 Broward Center For The Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dec 29, 1998 - Jan 3, 1999 Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Fort Myers, FL
Dec 22, 1998 - Dec 27, 1998 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis Memphis, TN
Dec 15, 1998 - Dec 20, 1998 War Memorial Auditorium Greensboro, NC
Dec 8, 1998 - Dec 13, 1998 Majestic Theatre - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Dec 1, 1998 - Dec 6, 1998 Popejoy Hall Albuquerque, NM
Nov 24, 1998 - Nov 29, 1998 McCallum Theatre For The Performing Arts Palm Desert, CA
Nov 17, 1998 - Nov 22, 1998 University Of Arizona Performance Center Tucson, AZ
Nov 10, 1998 - Nov 15, 1998 Pioneer Center Reno, NV
Sep 1, 1998 - Nov 8, 1998 The Moore Seattle, WA
Aug 18, 1998 - Aug 30, 1998 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR
Aug 4, 1998 - Aug 16, 1998 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
Jul 28, 1998 - Aug 2, 1998 Municipal Auditorium Music Hall Kansas City, MO
Jul 14, 1998 - Jul 26, 1998 Kentucky Center For The Performing Arts Louisville, KY
Jun 30, 1998 - Jul 12, 1998 Palace Theatre - Columbus Columbus, OH
Jun 23, 1998 - Jun 28, 1998 Auditorium Theatre - Rochester Rochester, NY
Jun 16, 1998 - Jun 21, 1998 Shea's Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY
Jun 9, 1998 - Jun 14, 1998 Providence Performing Arts Center Providence, RI
May 26, 1998 - Jun 7, 1998 Heinz Hall Pittsburgh, PA
May 12, 1998 - May 24, 1998 Bushnell Hartford, CT
May 5, 1998 - May 10, 1998 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Apr 21, 1998 - May 3, 1998 Jackie Gleason Theater Of Performing Arts Miami, FL
Apr 7, 1998 - Apr 19, 1998 David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Mar 24, 1998 - Apr 5, 1998 Aronoff Center For The Arts: Procter & Gamble Hall Cincinnati, OH
Mar 17, 1998 - Mar 22, 1998 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Mar 3, 1998 - Mar 15, 1998 Jones Hall For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Feb 4, 1998 - Mar 1, 1998 Majestic Theatre - Dallas Dallas, TX
Jan 20, 1998 - Feb 1, 1998 ASU Gammage Tempe, AZ
Sep 16, 1997 - Jan 18, 1998 Ahmanson Theatre Los Angeles, CA