Mario and Tinashe Join FOX’s ‘Rent’ Live Cast

Contributed by Shawna Mizelle

The 1996 award-winning musical “Rent” will be adapted into live television by FOX and the cast was just announced. There are some familiar names and faces that were cast including singersย Mario and Tinashe.

“Rent” will be the newest addition to the live productions to be aired on FOX. The cast will also include Vanessa Hudgens, Brandon Dixon and more.

Singer, Tinashe, will be playing the lead female role of Mimi. Mimi is an exotic dancer who is HIV positive.

Vanessa Hudgens, who began working in theater at the age of 8, rose to stardom following her role in “High School Musical” will play the role of Maureen.

Brandon Dixon, who has been nominated for multiple theatrical awards and plays Terry Silver in “Power”, will play Collins.

“Rent” Live January 27th, 2019 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST. Will you be tuning in?

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