NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Rubenstein, President of Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) announced that the firm has been named the official agency of record for Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment's production of "RENT" in Havana, Cuba.
Produced in partnership with the Cuban National Council of Performing Arts, the production is the first full Broadway musical held in Cuba in more than 50 years. Planned for a three-month run at Bertolt Brecht Theatre, the new production is part of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment's ongoing mission to bring Broadway musicals to new and emerging markets across the globe.
Leading member of Broadway's Cuban American community, Andy Senor, Jr. directs a company of 15 Cuban actors for the new production, with choreography by Marcus Paul James (who appeared in "RENT" on Broadway, including the 2008 final performance film, "Motown: The Musical") based on original Broadway choreography by Marlies Yearby. Musical direction is orchestrated by Emmanuel Schvartzman ("On Your Feet"), sound design by Michael Catalan and costume design by Angela Wendt ("RENT" original production). Thom Schilling is production manager.
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