Project Description

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Rent (Cuba)

Spanish language production of Jonathan Larson’s musical RENT staged in Havana, Cuba at the The Chamber Tito Junco Cultural Complex Bertolt Brecht at the request of Mariela Castro (daughter of the President Raúl Castro) produced in partnership with the Cuban National Council of Performing Arts opened December 24, 2014 for a three-month, sold-out run until March 2015.

Produced by Consejo Nacional de las Artes Escénicas de Cuba and Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, LLC in association with Stanley Browne, Marvin Kaplan, Robert Nederlander Jr. and Jacob Parker. RENT fue originalmente producida en Nueva York, por el Taller de Teatro de Nueva York y en Broadway por Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum and Allan S. Gordon

Musical RENT Cuba Guión, música y letras: Jonathan Larson; Directed by Andy Señor Jr.; Choreography by Marcus Paul James based on original Broadway choreography by Marlies Yearby; Arreglos Musicales: Steve Skinner; Concepto original / Letras Adicionales: Billy Aronson; Supervisión Musical y arreglos adicionales: Tim Weil; Dramaturgia: Lynn Thomson; Coreografía original: Marlies Yearby and Dirección original: Michael Grief; Musical direction by Emmanuel Schvartzman; Sound design by Michael Catalan and Costume design by Angela Wendt.

Starring Josep Rafael Puentes (Roger Davis), Mario Alain Sardinas Gonzalez (Mark Cohen), Reynier Morales (Tom Collins), Osvaldo Pedroso Diaz (Benjamin Coffin III), Laritza Pulido Garcia (Joanne Jefferson), Ariadna Núñez C. (Mimi Marquez), Zammys Jiménez Denis (Maureen Johnson), Arianna Delgado Consuegra (Madre de Mark, Alison, and others), Carlos Ángel Valdés Carbonell (Cantor de Navidad, Sr. Jefferson, un pastor), Suryami Milian Leal (Sra. Jefferson, mujer con bolsos, and others), Frank Sánchez Ledesma (Gordon, el hombre, Sr. Grey, and others), George Abreu Cepeda (Steve, limpiador de parabrisas, un mesero, and others), Edil Amed Daly Pérez (Paul, un policía, and others) and Claudia Mulet (Alexi Darling, Madre de Roger, and others).

Swings Joanna Gómez Carbonell, Javier Sebastián Ojanguren, Laura Isabel Mora Reyes and Teresa Yanet Pérez Senra

Understudies Frank Sanchez Ledesma (Roger & Mark), Carlos Ángel Valdés (Tom Collins), George Abreu (Benny), Teresa Yanet Pérez (Joanne), Edil Amed Daly Perez (Angel), Joanna Gómez (Mimi) and Yaité Ruiz Lias (Maureen)

The Band: Pianistas: Laura de la Caridad González Rodríguez, Leyssy Margarita O´Farrill Nicholas, Rafael Nocedo; Guitarristas: Jose Ernesto Caballero Coello, Alejandro Hernández Alfonso; Bajista:David Gómez Herrera Baterista: Osmar Gómez Samanca

Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment: Robert Nederlander, Sr. (Charman); Robert Nederlander, Jr. (President); Toby Simkin (Senior Vice President & Executive Producer); Stanley Browne (Vice President); Ray Cullom (Vice President, Europe); Thom Schilling (Production Manager); Miranda Xu (Associate Vice President); Herb Roimisher (Controller); Marc Eardley (Production Coordinator) and Justin T. Scholl (Assistant to Robert Nederlander, Jr.)

del Consejo Nacional de Artes Escénicas (Cuban National Council of Performing Arts): Gisela González (President); Rafael Pérez-Malo (Vice President); Francisco Martínez (Vice President); Pedro José Coto (Vice President) and Alexis Triana (Vice President).

Director artístico para el remontaje: Andy Señor, Jr.; Director Asociado Cuba: Reynier Rodríguez Vázquez

Diseño de vestuario E.U.A: Angela Wendt; Diseño de producción E.U.A: Thom Schilling; Diseño Sonoro E.U.A: Michael Catalan; Remontaje de la coreografía E.U.A: Marcus Paul James; Director Musical E.U.A: Manny Schvartzman; Realizador de Audivisual E.U.A: Victor Álvarez; Jefe de Escena E.U.A: Carlos E. González; Online Design & Marketing: Toby Simkin; Consultor Legal E.U.A: Bill Martínez & Daniel Wasser; Representante de prensa E.U.A: Keith Sherman & Asociados

Coordinación de producción Cuba: William Ruiz Morales & Alina Ricard; Directora Musical Cuba: Diana Rosa Suárez; Diseño de Arte Cuba: Maykel Martínez; Producción Cuba: Erich Cartaya, Thelma Carrasco & Tecnoescena; Diseño Sonoro Cuba: Alberto de Fuentes Cruz; Luces Cuba: Roberto González Gómez; Director Técnico Cuba: Marvin Yaquis; Asesores de Prensa Cuba: Dania del Pino Más & Patricia Hechavarría; Coreógrafos Cuba: Odwen Beovides González & Lynet Rivero Rubio and Photographer: Carlos E. Gonzalez.

Special thanks to Mark Aronoff, Chu-Chi Face, Alex Herrera, Jonathan Mills, Familia Larson, Erlend Skutlaberg, Centro de Teatro de La Habana, Hotel Nacional de Cuba y Julián González Toledo and Ministro de Cultura de Cuba

Nederlander Worldwide EntertainmentAs Executive Producer & Senior Vice President of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment LLC since 2000, a New York based member of the Nederlander family group of companies, responsible for international development of theatrical markets, venues and shows.

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