The best musical ever written. It came out in early 1996, and went to Broadway within a month. Its creator is Jonathan Larson
, who died of an aneurysm the night before the first showing. Rent is the seventh longest running Broadway show ever, and closed in the September of 2008. A movie was made in 2005 with all of the OBC except for Daphne Rubin Vega and Fredi Walker.
Rent-hater: Rent is about gay people with AIDS who sing.
: No it isn't. It is about life, friends, and accepting people for who they are.