Final Curtain for Broadway's 'Rent'

After 5,140 performances over the course of 12 years, the groundbreaking Broadway rock-musical "Rent" today will have its final curtain call. In 1996, "Rent" quickly went from a small off-Broadway theater to the Great White Way, where today it's the seventh longest-running show in Broadway history. From its humble roots, there was little to suggest the worldwide smash it would become. Loosely based on Puccini's opera, "La Bohème," "Rent" is about young artists struggling to get by, living in...Full Story
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