Creator from the Broadway feeling Lease, and other functions exploring serious problems of HIV, discrimination, and sexual orientation. He went to Adelphi School on Long Isle, where he fulfilled his idol and upcoming coach, Stephen Sondheim, and started staging Off Broadway productions. While he previously moderate success using the play Tick, Tick…Increase!, he was felled by an aneurysm just one single night prior to the premiere of his masterpiece Lease. He was raised in Light Plains, NY, his parents revealing him to music and executing arts from a age. His creation of Rent became the breakout automobile for stars like Taye Diggs and Adam Pascal.