Broadway Beat: ‘RENT’ Live Cast Announced, ‘The Cher Show’ Digital Lottery, More

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Vanessa Hudgens will co-star in Fox’s live televised version of the musical ‘RENT’ (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

FOX Releases RENT Casting for Live Broadcast
On Sunday, January 27, Broadway returns to the nation’s living rooms in FOX’s latest live musical production of RENT. FOX announced this week that the cast will be led by Emmy nominee and Tony Award winner Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert), Jordan Fisher (Hamilton, 2017 winner of Dancing with the Stars), Vanessa Hudgens (High School MusicalGrease: Live), Kiersey Clemons (Hearts Beat Loud), Mario (Empire), Tinashe (Dancing with the Stars), and Valentina (RuPaul’s Drag Race). Keala Settle (Waitress, The Greatest Showman) will perform the iconic solo from “Seasons of Love.” Read on.