Neil Patrick Harris will helm a production of “Rent” that will have a brief run at the Hollywood Bowl this summer.Thesp appeared in the L.A. production of “Rent” as well as a national tour of the show. He also starred in a London staging of “tick, tick… BOOM!,” an earlier musical penned by “Rent” composer-lyricist Jonathan Larson. The show is the latest in a string of musicals produced at the Hollywood Bowl. Last summer the venue presented “Guys and Dolls” starring Jessica Biel, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Scott Bakula and Ellen Greene. Casting and further creatives remain to be announced for “Rent,” which will play the Bowl Aug. 6-8.
Harris revisits ‘Rent’
Actor to direct Larson tuner at Hollywood Bowl