RENT: Filmed Live On Broadway (Blu-ray)

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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 3, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Package Note: Region A
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
  • Audio:
    • Dolby True HD 5.1, Stereo - English
    • Subtitles - English SDH, French - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette:
      1. The Wall
      2. The Final Curtain
      3. Home
      4. The Final Lottery
      5. Casting
      6. Rent: The Final Days on Broadway
      7. Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation PSA
      8. National Marfan Foundation PSA

Product Description:

Here it is: the filmed version of the hit Broadway musical that touched millions. A modern spin on the opera LA BOHEME, RENT tells the story of eight friends dealing with life and love in Manhattan's Alphabet City in 1989. Over the course of a year, the friends face poverty, drug addiction, break-ups, reconciliations, eviction, and AIDS. Despite these challenges, they find support, hope, and acceptance in each other, all the while embracing the bohemian lifestyle that was so much a part of the Lower East Side. RENT is an exuberant rock-&-roll musical with the underlying message that love can prevail despite all odds and that, ultimately, there really is no day but today. Captured in high-definition, this release of the stage production makes it possible to revisit the beloved musical even when it isn't gracing Broadway.

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No experience quite matches the thrill of a live Broadway spectacular seen up close and in person. Now, this stunning performance shot in High Definition puts you in the front row as the smash hit RENT brings down the curtain on its history-making, 12-year run! You've never had seats this great...never seen and heard each character so intimately...never shared every emotion in such a personal way! After winning four Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize, Jonathan Larson's powerhouse musical tour de force entered the record books as the 7th-longest-running show in all Broadway history. In this unforgettable theatrical experience - made possible by special arrangement with the Broadway producers and Actors Equity Association - take an intimate journey through a single year in the lives of a small circle of friends and artists living their dreams, battling their demons and celebrating life on the streets of New York City's East Village. Meet would-be filmmaker Mark, sweet transvestite Angel, exotic dancer Mimi and a host of other unforgettable characters as they confront the challenges of poverty, mortality and...paying the RENT. This once-only historic event, captured live with a special appearance by members of the original cast, will remind you that there is truly "no day but today."

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Broadway | Live Performances | Performing Arts

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