cohen davies

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musical theatre meme → [2/5] film adaptations → rent
I can’t control my destiny. I trust my soul, my only goal is just to be. There’s only now, there’s only here. Give in to love, or live in fear. No other path. No other way. No day but today.

  • Psychic: *reads my mind*
  • Me: THE MUSIC IGNITES THE NIGHT WITH PASSIONATE FIRE MAUREEN I'M NOT A THEATER PERSON THE NARRATION CRACKLES AND POPS WITH INCENDIARY WITH COULD NEVER BE A THEATER PERSON ZOOM IN AS WE BURN THE PAST TO THE GROUND AND FEEL THE HEAT OF THE FUTURE'S GLOW mauREEN?! you're equipment won't work?! OKAY ALRIGHT I'LL GO
  • Psychic: what the fuck

why doesn’t tumblr talk about rent more

  • several POC in the central cast
  • tons of LGBT representation
  • talks about how fucked up poor people are treated in bigger cities
  • informs about hiv/aids
  • is fucking catchy as hell
  • is badass and punk rock

in conclusion if you haven’t seen it already, rent is a must

la vie boheme!

how to make spongebob on broadway great

spongebob is a struggling documentary filmmaker

patrick is a struggling (but fabulous drag queen)

squidward is a struggling musician

sandy has AIDS

it’s actually rent

revive rent

  • friend (excitedly): what's your favorite Christmas Eve movie?
  • me: Rent
  • friend: haha that's odd why?
  • me: *starts tuning a guitar*
  • friend: wait no
  • me: dECEMBER 24TH 9PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME FROM HERE ON IN I SHOOT WITHOUT A SCRIPT
  • friend: not again
jordyn casts rent on fox

just 2 make sure they don’t screw it up 

AUSTIN MCKENZIE as Mark Cohen

-DWSA, Speech and Debate, When We Rise

-beautiful and small and just look at him, meant 2 b mark

-angel voice

BRENDON URIE as Roger Davis 

-P!ATD, Kinky Boots

@-jakelamay already said this but hot damn i couldn’t agree more

-literally is the emo boy we all know and love

AARON HARRINGTON as Tom Collins 

-Rent 20th

-plays collins on the 20th tour and he is The Single Greatest Person

-just so good at this role. so good. 

DAVID MERINO as Angel Dumott Schunard 

-Rent 20th

-plays angel and i s2g you haven’t lived till you’ve seen his Today 4 U

-identifies as a member of the lbgt+ community and has a great relationship on stage with Aaron Harrington

JASMINE CEPHAS JONES as Mimi Marquez

-Hamilton, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

-again, @jakelamay said this but SHE IS PERFECT FOR MIMI ARE YOU ACTUALLY JOKING 

-no1 else can do it. only jasmine. 

KRYSTA RODRIGUEZ as Maureen Johnson

-DWSA, Smash, The Addams Family

-we have seen her play a diva (in Smash) before and!!!! she will do it. i promise u. 

-her singing Over the Moon would be literally so funny yet so good imagine it

KEKE PALMER as Joanne Jefferson

-Cinderella, Grease Live!

-okay a litttle basic but! her singing We’re Okay!!! would be so cute and good. now imagine Tango: Maureen how literally amazing would it be. 

-good actor! like, A+++

CHRISTOPHER JACKSON as Benjamin Coffin III

-Hamilton, In The Heights, The Lion King

-HIM DOING THE RIFFS IN YOU’LL SEE

-has already played a benny let him do it once more 

AND MIGHT I ALSO PROPOSE

ALICE LEE as the Token Asian Ensemble Member

-you know every production has one and they also play Alexi

-please give my girl this please

TRACIE THOMS as Joanne’s Mother

-idc who plays the dad

-she doesn’t have to be the seasons of love soloist or an ensemble member just give her that cameo

STEPHANIE J BLOCK as Mark’s Mother

-overall i think the parents shouldn’t be ensemble, just play these parts

-has A+ vocals and has lots of experience playing typical Overly Nervous and Jewish Mother

-this also might be because i’m on a falsettos kick rn

THE ENTIRE ENSEMBLE OF THE RENT 20th TOUR as the ensemble. please. they are so good i don’t think you get it 

ALIA HODGE as Seasons of Love Soloist

-again, the soloist in Rent 20th BUT she’s a vocal powerhouse

-i’m serious i couldn’t breathe during her solo she’s that good

thank you for listening to my ramblings