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First look at new production of Rent

Bruce Guthrie directs the 20th anniversary production which is currently touring the UK


Production images for the 20th anniversary UK tour of Rent have been released.

The show is currently running in Aberdeen, before touring to Malvern, High Wycombe and arriving at the St James Theatre, where it runs from 8 December to 28 January.

The show will then continue to tour the UK in 2017.

Bruce Guthrie directs a cast including Shanay Holmes as Joanne, Lucie Jones as Maureen and Philippa Stefani as Mimi Marquez.

They are joined by Ross Hunter as Roger Davis, Billy Cullum as Mark Cohen, Ryan O'Gorman as Tom Collins, Layton Williams as Angel Schunard and Javar La'trail Parker as Benjamin Coffin III.

The ensemble includes Kevin Yates, Jordan Laviniere, Christina Modestou, Bobbie Little, Jenny O'Leary and Katie Bradley.

Choreography is by Lee Proud and set design by Anna Fleischle.

Jonathan Larson's musical won four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1996. It ran on Broadway for 12 years and was adapted into a film in 2005.

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Rent runs at the St James Theatre from 13 December to 29 January, with previews from 8 December.