Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp And The Cast Of “If/Then” Sing “Seasons Of Love”

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.

1. Before starring together in on Broadway in this season’s “If/Then,” Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp were both part of the original Broadway Cast of Rent in 1996.

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Menzel and Rapp in If/Then in 2014; Menzel (center) in Rent; Rapp in Rent

2. The show’s most well-known song is “Seasons of Love,” which you can watch Rapp and Menzel perform with Rent’s original Broadway cast at the 1996 Tony Awards.

3. On April 12, Menzel and Rapp honored their history and led their new show’s cast in an emotional rendition of “Seasons of Love” to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

AP Photo/Polk and Co., Joan Marcus

4. Playbill reports the winning bid of $8,000 was made by two audience members who then joined the cast on stage. Watch the performance here!

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