Rent School Edition

MTI is excited to announce we will be adding two more Performance Accompaniment CD's to our collection of theatrical resources. custom essay order The classic tale of an aging toymaker and his puppet, Pinocchio, takes on timely issues in Disney's MY SON PINOCCHIO. Grammy Award-winner and master melodist Stephen Schwartz adds a compelling score of [...]

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The following article originally appeared in “Behind the Scenes” – the official Newsletter of Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS… “Seasons of Love,” Jonathan Larson’s unforgettable anthem from his groundbreaking musical Rent, has helped more than $21,000 worth of love flow to thousands affected by HIV/AIDS over the last year, thanks to the generosity, creativity [...]

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On Thursday, July 14, Jonathan Larson‘s beloved and award-winning musical, RENT, opened for previews at New World Stages in New York City. While it has not yet been formally reviewed, audiences and press are buzzing about this revival. See the Photos While the producers and creative team stay relatively the same from the Broadway production [...]

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RENT returns to New York City's New World Stages this summer, and www.siteforrent.com is letting you in on the action! define expository essay “MAKE RENT YOURS” Video Contest Calling all aspiring filmmakers, animators, and artists! Over 15,000 people have seen the “RENT RETURNS” announcement video on YouTube. Now it's YOUR turn to create a teaser [...]

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Sometimes being faithful to the score of an MTI musical requires unique, signature keyboard/synthesizer patches integral to the orchestration. The challenge for musical directors is when these authentic sounds are difficult to find and even more difficult to re-produce correctly. That’s why we created MTI’s Keyboard Patch SolutionsTM – an easy to use resource designed [...]

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RENT: SCHOOL EDITION book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. The Story RENT: SCHOOL EDITION is the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical loosely based on Puccini’s LA BOHEME. As described on the MTI show page, “it follows a year in the lives of seven friends living the disappearing Bohemian lifestyle in New York’s East Village. AIDS [...]

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Congratulations to our friends at Stagedoor Manor for their awesome feature on CBS Sunday Morning!  The segment aired on the show’s August 8 Broadcast.  Stagedoor, located in New York’s Catskill Mountains, is a summer training camp for the Broadway stars of tomorrow, and has a very impressive alumni list, including Natalie Portman, Jon Cryer, Zach [...]

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Before RENT became a cultural phenomenon when it opened on Broadway in 1996, Jonathan Larson was hard at work on another musical: SUPERBIA.  A rock adaptation of 1984, George Orwell’s dystopian vision of the future (even though Larson was denied the rights), SUPERBIA won the aspiring composer/librettist a number of grants and awards, including the [...]

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It’s the end of an era.  RENT, the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical by Jonathan Larson, has been closed on Broadway for over a year, and the tour – starring original cast members Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal – has come to an end. Advocating the celebration of life and the healing power [...]

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“Controversy should not be feared when it comes to theatrical events. It should be embraced.” -Jimmy Yuen When Green Valley High School chose to perform RENT and THE LARAMIE PROJECT – two shows that deal with homosexuality – free speech and artistic freedom became all too relevant for many students.   But the Las Vegas Review-Journal [...]

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