The documentary traces Andy Señor Jr.’s journey to Cuba, where he directed the Pulitzer Prize-winning Jonathan Larson musical.
Andy Señor Jr., who began his career in the late ’90s playing Angel in the Broadway production of Rent, would go on to direct the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical in Cuba in 2014.
The documentary Revolution Rent, directed by Señor Jr. and Victor Patrick Alvarez, follows Señor Jr. to Cuba, capturing the experience from auditions through closing night. Returning to his exiled parents’ homeland, Señor Jr. also explores his Cuban heritage and his family’s complex relationship to the country they love as he stages the country’s first Broadway musical produced by an American company in more than 50 years. Watch a trailer for the film above.