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Saying Goodbye to “Rent”

I was alerted by Oh Bee-have–currently my favorite blog-ssession–that come June 1 “Rent” is closing.

I’ve never seen it. Diesel’s seen it three times. In the interest of marital harmony, Tim agreed to watch it for the fourth time; after all, this is THE musical that launched the careers of hotties such as Taye Diggs! After 12 years, Diggs is off to better things showing his hotness on national TV opposite Kate Walsh. But I digress…

The current cast has its stars as well including Tamyra Gray from “American Idol,” one of my fave reality shows. I’m glad we (and by “we” I really mean “I”) had a chance to check it out before the final goodbye. This is the second Broadway show we’ve seen, after our December trip to see “Spamalot.”

We finished off the night by going to the Blue Ribbon Brasserie–not to be confused with the Blue Ribbon restaurants– an eatery that deserves its own blog entry…

In honor of one of Broadway’s longest-running musicals ever, a moment of silence for the theme song.

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One Response

  1. I love this play!! Goodbye Rent, you’ll be missed!

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