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Neil Patrick Harris to Direct 'Rent' This August

Neil Patrick Harris to Direct 'Rent' This August

Neil Patrick Harris will bring seasons of love to Los Angeles this August as he directs the premiere of Rent at the Hollywood Bowl!

The 36-year-old actor will direct his first musical when Rent is staged as part of the Hollywood Bowl’s Weekend Spectacular and Sunday Sunset performances. The show will run from August 6-8 only, according to THR.

Neil is no stranger to Rent - he starred in the Los Angeles production back in 1997 and was awarded a Drama League Award for his performance!

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11 Responses to “Neil Patrick Harris to Direct 'Rent' This August”

  1. 1
    All Women Stalker Says:

    How wonderful. I really really like him.

  2. 2
    remember da truth Says:

    Wow, his career is really on fire! Good for him. He is proof that a child actor can grow up and be successful, if he is grounded and smart.

  3. 3
    Allie Says:

    He also performed in Rent at La Jolla Playhouse back in 97′. I was digging through our archives and found tons of photos of NPH!

  4. 4
    Leo Says:

    Good for him! I can so see him doing/enjoying this. Always liked him.

  5. 5
    Mary Says:

    Good news!

  6. 6
    nursesdate Says:

    wow, awesome

  7. 7
    lakers fan in boston Says:

    sounds like something he’s interested in
    he’s good at musicals

  8. 8
    Celebrity weight loss Says:

    wooow, nice :) !

  9. 9
    Michael Says:

    NPH is gonna be amazing – it’s one of the concerts we’re most looking forward to this year:
    http://thesmogger.com/2010/03/15/summer-with-the-symphony/

  10. 10
    joel marion Says:

    Excellent acting abilities under his belt, Neil Patrick Harris would be doing best directions to ‘Rent’ this August. I am eager to witness the gala opening. thanks.

  11. 11
    Celestyn Says:

    Good for him! I can so see him doing/enjoying this. Always liked him.

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