It seems we’ve been waiting 525,600 minutes for Rent to debut on Fox. However, now we have your first look at the cast in all their bohemian glory ahead of the Sunday, Jan. 27 premiere on Fox.
Below, see Kiersey Clemons, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jordan Fisher, Vanessa Hudgens, Mario, Brennin Hunt, Tinashe and Valentina in character for Rent, the acclaimed musical from Jonathan Larson that won four Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, six Drama Desk Awards and was nominated for a Grammy. In addition to the aforementioned cast, Waitress and The Greatest Showman breakout Keala Settle will perform “Seasons of Love,” one of the show’s most famous songs, and join the ensemble of the live musical.
See the cast in character below.
The live broadcast will be executive produced by by Marc Platt of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert and La La Land fame, with the estate of writer/composer Jonathan Larson.
Michael Greif, the director of the original Broadway production of Rent, is the director overseeing the stage direction. Alex Rudzinski, a veteran of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Grease: Live and Dancing with the Stars, will be the live television director.
Rent airs Sunday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. on Fox.