Oh, New York.
Oh, New York.
…And this is what 30-year-olds have to say about that!
“I want to move to NYC for the cheap rent!” said no one ever.
So you heard that San Francisco rent is high.
Try it, it’s liberating.
“I could offer you a warm embrace to make you feel my love.” Annnd I’m sobbing.
The group Generation Rent released plans to convert parliament into 364 flats, with the debating chambers turned into swimming pools. MPs and peers would be relocated to Hull.
The 1996 musical about AIDS-afflicted artists scandalized and inspired my romantic teenage self. Figuring out what Rent got totally wrong about adult life — and right.
So you can pay for a movie, but you can’t pay for rent?
Are you a true RENThead?
Feel free to sing along!
Prepare them emotions.
You want a couch in New York? Fuhgetaboutit!
Well, if you’re going to do it, you might as well do it properly.
The rent really is too dang high.
Nintendo has been around for way longer than you think.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major housing plan Monday designed to make New York City more affordable for lower- and middle-income earners.
In the new musical If/Then, Anthony Rapp plays two versions of the same character in alternate realities. It’s a complex, unique show, which — as the Rent star laments — is getting increasingly harder to find on Broadway.
The current costars, who got their start together in Rent almost 20 years ago, sing Rent’s most famous song with the cast of their new musical.
Sing out, Louise!
“East Awesometown” = actually West Murderville.
Adele Dazeem, aka Idina Menzel, is returning to Broadway tomorrow in If/Then. A Playbill insert made the rounds today Travolta-fying Menzel’s credits, but a rep for the show confirms it’s not real.
Photos from the fringes of China’s biggest cities. Toilets built under bed lofts, groups of renters crammed in underground windowless rooms — how the great migrations towards cities create cramped living conditions.
Undoubtedly the most painful thing you’ll ever experience.
Pro tip: Avoid paying several years’ worth of rent by singing loudly about it.
If you hurt one of our favorite characters, we will come after you.
Cost of living calculators are often too general to be useful. What if you have a pet, or if you want to belong to a gym? What if you want to live like P. Diddy? BuzzFeed built one that takes all that into account.
She’s more than just Wicked. To celebrate Idina’s birthday, here’s a look at some of the Broadway star’s best moments.
Get ready for a story that is just too darn cute.
If the death on the last episode of Smash reminded you of the real-life story behind Rent, that was intentional. I spoke with showrunner Joshua Safran and actor Andy Mientus about the Rent connection, and the decision to end one character’s run shortly before Smash reaches its big finish.