NYC Parks Movies: Rent

Grab a blanket and come enjoy a movie in the park! This summer, NYC Parks will host family-friendly movie showings across the five boroughs.

Celebrate the “seasons of love” at this screening of the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, “RENT”. This powerful musical, set at the dawn of the 1990s, a group of New Yorkers struggle with their careers, love lives, gentrification, and the effects of the AIDS epidemic on their community. The film features six original Broadway cast member (Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Taye Diggs, Jesse L. Martin & Wilson Jermaine Heredia) reprising their roles. Rated PG-13

Know Before You Go  
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome! 

For everyone’s safety, we are asking all participants to observe the following guidelines: 

  • Please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated, or if it makes you feel more comfortable 
  • All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status 
  • Please wear a mask if social distancing cannot be maintained 
  • Wash your hands before attending a program 
  • Stay home if you are sick 

Contact (212) 360-1430 or [email protected] for more information regarding accessibility.