A good number of people watching Foxs Rent Live Sunday will be so familiar with the music and lyrics that they suit when they order at Life Café or are busy with the audience at Maureen's protest. 19659002] "But much will not," said Brandon Victor Dixon, Power alun who plays Tom Collins in the musical telecast. And those viewers are the ones he plans to keep in mind when Collins takes care of Angel in the show's rendering of "I'll cover you."
For those who are not familiar with Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical 1996, it is a loose update of Puccini's La Boheme set only in New York City's Lower East Side in the 1
"I have had to focus deeply on the words and why I say it," Dixon told TVLine in an interview earlier in January. "It's really when he returns to this sentence" I long to discover something as true as it is. "There is a certain choice of words there. The longing. The discovery. Not just" find. "Not just" have. "Discover."
He continued to find and lose "something that can fill this hole that can spark this spark "- and then realize that the persecution was worth" is the journey of that song. It goes personally through acknowledging the love you have, thanking your love for the given love and the given experience, and then looking on the people who are with you and remind them of the lesson and tell them it's worth the price. "
Dixon added that although there has been great medical and technological progress in the fight against HIV / AIDS since Rent is debut, it is still "a limited people" who have access to the wins.
"It's still a very big problem," he said. "And because we're not talking about it so prominently or with as much regularity as we did when we knew less about it, and since the government completely ignored it, we haven't been able to fight the prejudices about AIDS and HIV. has not been able to combat the stigma of people living with it, and also its remaining epidemic nature in certain societies, especially communities of color. "