"Rent" is having a hard time saying goodbye to Broadway.
The long-running pop-rock musical, which announced earlier this year it would close June 1, has now extended its stay at the Nederlander Theatre through Sept. 7.
The reason for the reprieve? Ticket demand, according to producers Jeffrey Seller and Kevin McCollum. Fans who purchased tickets for what was to have been the show's final week (May 26-June 1) can exchange those tickets for performances in the extension period - subject to availability.