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FOX Announces Pulitizer Prize-Winning Rent As Upcoming Live Event!

Not resting on their laurels after announcing A Christmas Story as a live TV event this December, FOX has now announced that it is bringing the Pulitzer Prize/Grammy Award/Tony Award-winning play Rent to the small screen as a live musical event.

Rent will be produced for the network by Marc Platt and estate of writer/composer Jonathan Larson.

Further details are to be announced.

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THEATER REVIEW: Rent Is Still Worth the Money

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It’s been thirteen years since the Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical Rent took Broadway by storm. Jonathan Larson’s masterpiece exploring then-taboo themes interlaced with Puccini’s La Boheme was an instant success for its well-crafted songs, diverse and complex characters and powerful messages about a bunch of artists in New York dealing with life, death and relationships. In 2009, Rent is seeing resurgence as original Broadway (and film) performers, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, Roger and Mark respectively, take the show on the road.

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