Stage Play ‘Rent’ Going Cuban!

Stage Play ‘Rent’ Going Cuban!

December 1, 2014 | G-BLOG

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For the first time in 50 years Cuba is staging a Broadway musical, Rent!

 

The award winning musical will be a Spanish language production in Havana that will feature a full cast of musicians and performers for a three month run. Producers have been trying for years to stage a full production in the country since former Prime Minister Fidel Castro banned all U.S musicals in 1959 during the Cuban revolution.

 

Those in the theatre industry are calling this a paramount step for musical theatre. The production that follows a group of struggling artist in New York, will boast 15 Cuban actors and directed by Cuban-American director Andy Senor Jr.

 

Source: nytimes.com/Image: timesofmalta.com

 

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