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'Rent' Opens Off-Broadway; London DVD Factory Burns

Sondheim • The award-wining Broadway musical "Rent" receives a resurrection when a new Off-Broadway production of the show opens tonight. Read the story at Playbill.

• Sony's DVD and CD factory in north London still has emergency crews on-site after rioters set it on fire Monday. Deadline reported the Sony believes 25 million discs have been lost in the blaze.

• Hulu will increase its international reach by offering a monthly subscription service in Japan. The company is currently shopping for investors and hopes that this expansion will make it more attractive, according to Los Angeles Times.

• Wisconsin's Marquette University has created the Stephen Sondheim Research Collection after being donated a large collection of materials relating to the works of the Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-honored artist, reported Playbill. Sondheim has been stirring up some controversy after sending a letter to The New York Times censuring the upcoming Broadway revival of "Porgy and Bess." Entertainment Weekly has a response from the show's producers.

Pictured: Stephen Sondheim (Photo: Getty Images)

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