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Based on Puccini's La Boheme.

Story: Mark, a filmmaker, and Rodger, a musician, are struggling to make rent when Mimi stumbles into their apartment and into to Rodger's arms. Meanwhile, Mark's ex-girlfriend, Maureen, who is now dating Joanne, is planning a major protest, and their friend Collins has struck gold in his discovery of Angel, a street performer, with whom he quickly falls in love. But their battles with AIDS, rent, vocation and love in turn tear the friends apart and back together again as they try to find the meaning of life.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer, Lyricist and Librettist: Jonathan Larson

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Nederlander Theatre
Opening Night: Apr 29, 1996
Total Performances: 5123
Original Cast: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker
Director: Micael Greif
Choreographer: Marlies Yearby
Producer: Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
Orchestrations: Steve Skinner
Scenic Design: Paul Clay
Costume Design: Angel Wendt
Lighting Design: Blake Burba
Sound Design: Kurt Fischer

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