The cast of the landmark musical Rent will perform today on Regis Philbin's final episode of "Live! with Regis and Kelly." Mr. Philbin's extraordinary run will be celebrated in his final minutes on the show with a surprise performance of Rent's signature song, "Seasons of Love," with special lyrics penned for the occasion by the production teams of both shows. The episode airs in New York on WABC-TV at 9am. (Check local listings for times in other areas.)
The cast of Rent is Annaleigh Ashford, Margot Bingham, Adam Chanler-Berat, Nicholas Christopher, Arianda Fernandez, Marcus Paul James, Tamika Sonja Lawrence, Corbin Reid, MJ Rodriguez, Matt Shingledecker, Ephraim Sykes, Ben Thompson, Michael Wartella, and Morgan Weed.
Rent, written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, currently play's at off-Broadway New World Stages, 340 West 50 Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. Tickets may be purchased by visiting siteforrent.com or telecharge.com; by phoning 212-947-8844; or by going to the New World Stages box office, 340 West 50 Street. For box office hours visit newworldstages.com/boxoffice.html. For more information about Rent, visit siteforrent.com.