“Rent” is Closing

RENT on Broadway

(Note: Click the graphic for the live countdown.)

After 12 years, the Broadway musical RENT is set to take its final bow on June 1, 2008 making it the seventh-longest-running Broadway show in history.

“Rent,” which cost $240,000 to put up downtown, has gone on to gross more than $280 million on Broadway and another $330 million on the road. Productions have been mounted on six continents. [NYTimes.com]