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...Diggs, Adam Pascal and Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia, with Rosario Dawson leading the newcomers in playwright Jonathan Larson's story of friends, lovers, transsexuals and addicts coping with poverty, landlords and AIDS. Along with five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/21/mov_58209.shtml
Movies
Play looks at issues that bedeviled young writer

...open Friday, Aug. 22, for two weekends at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts. The show was written by Jonathan Larson, who also wrote Rent . It's an autobiographical piece that he performed as a one-man show. After his death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/10/aik_468774.shtml
Actors longed for roles in 'Rent'

...all about interpersonal relationships," he said. "Every character has a great range of emotions."Written by Jonathan Larson, who lived in poverty and died just short of his 36th birthday without seeing it performed on Broadway or knowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-05-11/actors-longed-roles-r
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La Vie Boheme finds a new life on screen with 'Rent'

...artistic expression in New York's East Village. Just before the show opened off-Broadway in 1996, its creator, Jonathan Larson, died unexpectedly at 35 of an aortic aneurysm. That strengthened the bond between its eight original cast members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/28/mov_27173.shtml
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...Diggs, Adam Pascal and Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia, with Rosario Dawson leading the newcomers in playwright Jonathan Larson's story of friends, lovers, transsexuals and addicts coping with poverty, landlords and AIDS. NORTH COUNTRY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/23/mov_58899.shtml
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Review: 'Rent'

...crew did a fair amount of shooting at actual exteriors throughout the city. The music and lyrics of "Rent" creator Jonathan Larson, who died as the show was going into previews in 1996, are performed with gusto by the cast, most of them veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/23/mov_25254.shtml
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Mini reviews

...shaping up a group of children. Augusta Exchange, Evans RENT (PG-13) An intermittently affecting adaptation of Jonathan Larson's 1996 opera about starving artists on the Lower East Side. Ends today, Augusta Village, Masters ROLL BOUNCE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/09/mov_54408.shtml
Movies
At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...AIDS. Rosario Dawson joins the cast as an HIV-positive junkie, and while she and her co-stars sing playwright Jonathan Larson's songs with gusto, the tunes are sharply diminished by thin, mechanical hard-rock arrangements. PG-13 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/27/mov_26708.shtml
Movies
Broadway's new cast recordings to be available soon

...and his wife who decide to spend a last summer at their lakeside cottage in Maine. Cort. Telecharge. -"Rent." Jonathan Larson's touching and now nostalgic look at struggling artists in New York's East Village. Loosely based on Puccini's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/26/mus_451392.shtml
Music
A Carnegie Hall 'South Pacific' with Reba

...dark comedy about one woman's adventures across America. Biltmore. Telecharge. Closes Dec. 19. -"Rent." Jonathan Larson's touching and now nostalgic look at struggling artists in New York's East Village. Loosely based on Puccini's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/02/art_433130.shtml
Arts