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S. Florida native reflects on production of 'Rent' in Cuba

S. Florida native reflects on production of 'Rent' in Cuba

Three nights a week since Christmas Eve, an all-Cuban cast of performers has danced and belted out songs, bringing the American rock musical, "Rent," to life in Havana. As they perform in Spanish to sold-out audiences at the Bertolt Brecht Theatre, they're also making history. This adaptation of "Rent" marks the first Broadway production in five decades on the island nation. Back in Miami for a visit this past week, the director behind the production, South Florida Cuban-American Andy Señor Jr. recalled huddling with the cast "around a television at the theater" during rehearsals on Dec. 17, when President Barack Obama announced the end of a...

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