Hope Mill Theatre have today announced that after selling-out the live run of their revival of the classic rock musical RENT in only 48 hours, the production will now be filmed and broadcast online to a strictly limited number of viewers.
Captured during a live performance by Umbrella Rooms, the production will then be made available over four weekends during the production’s run, starting from the final two weeks.
Previously announced cast includes Jocasta Almgill as Joanne, Blake Patrick Anderson as Mark, Tom Francis as Roger, Ahmed Hamad as Benny, Dom Hartley-Harris as Collins, Millie O’Connell as Maureen, Maiya Quansah-Breed as Mimi, and Alex Thomas-Smith as Angel, as well as Allie Daniel, Isaac Hesketh and Bethany Terry.
The 12 company members will receive a Covid-19 test prior to being placed in one household (bubble) for the length of the run in Manchester.
Online tickets will be available over the following weekends and will be released from 10am on Friday 9th October 2020:
27th, 28th & 29th November
4th, 5th & 6th December
11th, 12th & 13th December
18th, 19th & 20th December
Performances start at 7.30pm
For more information or to register for priority booking, which will allow you to book 24 hours before general on sale visit www.hopemilltheatre.co.uk.
RENT is directed by Luke Sheppard, Choreographer Tom Jackson Greaves, Musical Supervisor Katy Richardson, Musical Director Chris Poon, Set & Costume Designer David Woodhead, LX Designer Howard Hudson, Sound Designer Paul Gatehouse, Projection Designer George Reeve, Assistant Director Priya Appleby, Costume Supervisor Ester Mangas, Production Photographer Dujonna Gift-Simms, Make Up and Wigs Designer Jackie Saundercock, and Casting by Pearson Casting.
Artwork by Feast Creative and video content by The Umbrella Rooms.