Canadian RENT Cast

December 6/97 (Original Canadian Cast)
Roger--Luther Creek
Mimi--Krysten Cummings
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jenifer Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Prekins
Mark's mom--Tamara Podemski
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

January 26/98 (highlights)
Roger--Luther Creek
Mimi--Krysten Cummings
Mark--Chad Richardson
*Maureen--Tamara Podemski
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Prekins
*Mark's mom--Saskia Garel
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

May 17/98 (Luther's last)
Roger--Luther Creek
*Mimi--Dominique Roy
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jenifer Aubry
*Joanne--Melanie Durrant
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
*Benny--Gavin Hope
Mark's mom--Tamara Podemski
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
*Steve--Rhett George
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

June 24/98
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
*Maureen--Christine Bandelow
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Prekins
*Mark's mom--Karen Holness
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

June 28/98
*Roger--Dean Balkwill
**Mimi--Dominique Roy (act 1), Melanie Durrant (act 2)
Mark--Chad Richardson
*Maureen--Tamara Podemski
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Prekins
*Mark's mom--Karen Holness
Alexi--Tricia Young
*Gordon--??
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

July 5/98 (highlights)
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jen Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
*Angel--Thom Allison
*Collins--Gavin Hope
Benny--Damian Prekins
Mark's mom--Tamara Podemski
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
*Paul--??
*Steve--??
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

July 7/98 (Tamara's Last)
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jen Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
*Collins--David St. Louis
Benny--Damian Prekins
Mark's mom--Tamara Podemski
*Alexi--Karen Holness
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
*SOL #2--??

July 25/98 mat.
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jen Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
*Angel--Charles Azulay
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Perkins
Mark's mom--Maggie Benjamin
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
*SOL #1--Karen Holness
SOL #2--David St. Louis

July 25/98 eve.
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
*Mark--Dean Balkwill
Maureen--Jen Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Perkins
Mark's mom--Maggie Benjamin
Alexi--Tricia Young
*Gordon--??
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
*SOL #1--Melanie Durrant
SOL #2--David St. Louis

July 26/98 (Last show in Toronto)
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jen Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Perkins
Mark's mom--Maggie Benjamin
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
*SOL #1--Melanie Durrant
SOL #2--David St. Louis

August 21/98
*Roger--Dean McNeill
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
*Maureen--Maggie Benjamin
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Prekins
*Mark's mom--Dominique Roy
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis

August 23/98 (full cast)
Roger--Cary Shields
Mimi--Saskia Garel
Mark--Chad Richardson
Maureen--Jen Aubry
Joanne--Karen LeBlanc
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Danny Blanco
Benny--Damian Prekins
Mark's mom--Maggie Benjamin
Alexi--Tricia Young
Gordon--Dean Balkwill
Paul--Thom Allison
Steve--Gavin Hope
SOL #1--Divine Earth Essence
SOL #2--David St. Louis


Broadway RENT Cast

July 29/98 (Scott Hunt's last)
Roger--Luther Creek
Mimi--Marcy Harriell
Mark--Jim Poulos
*Maureen--Tamara Podemski
Joanne--Gwen Stewart
Angel--Wilson Cruz
Collins--Michael McElroy
Benny--Jacques C. Smith
*Mark's mom--Yassmin Alers
Alexi--Tina Ou
Gordon--Mark Setlock
Paul--??
Steve--Scott Hunt
*SOL #1--Shayna Steele
SOL #2--Byron Utley

August 29/98
Roger--Luther Creek
Mimi--Marcy Harriell
Mark--Jim Poulos
Maureen--Kristen Lee Kelly
Joanne--Gwen Stewart
Angel--Wilson Cruz
Collins--Michael McElroy
Benny--Jacques C. Smith
Mark's mom--Tamara Podemski
Alexi--Tina Ou
Gordon--Mark Setlock
Paul--Juan Carlos Gonzalez
Steve--Matt Murphy
SOL #1--Shelley Dickinson
*SOL #2--Robert Glean

October 3/99 (Tamara;s & Kenna's last)
*Roger--Chad Richardson
Mimi--Maya Days
Mark--Jim Poulos
Maureen--Tamara Podemski
Joanne--Kenna Ramsey
Angel--Jai Rodriguez
Collins--Rufus Bond Jr.
Benny--Jacques C. Smith
Mark's mom--Carly Thomas
Alexi--Kim Varholla
Gordon--Curt Skinner
Paul--Robert Glean
Steve--Owen Johnston II
*SOL #1--Yassmin Alers
SOL #2--Byron Utley


Other

RENT (1994): New York Theatre Workshop

Cabaret in Toronto (openning night)
September 13/99
Emcee--Norbert Leo Butz
Sally--Joely Fisher

Tamara Podemski interivew on CBC radio (October/01)