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Fox Sets ‘Rent’ and ‘A Christmas Story’ as Next Live Musical Productions

This week, Fox announced that it will be broadcasting two new live musicals during 2017; Jonathan Larson's Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Rent and a musical version of the holiday classic A Christmas Story. Rent is slated as the network's next venture into broadcasting live theater with A Christmas Story set to air around the holiday season (naturally). Rent, a rock musical loosely based on Gicomo Puccini's opera La Boheme, was written and created by Jonathan Larson.  The show originally hit NYC Theater workshops in 1993 before being transformed into the musical that we all know...