By Kerrie Mitchell
Updated July 30, 2010 at 10:50 PM EDT

Image Credit: Ed KriegerNext weekend, the Hollywood Bowl will play host to the East Village, when a special production of Jonathan Larson’s musical Rentdirected by none other than Neil Patrick Harris — will go on for three performances starting Aug. 6. The first photos of rehearsals have been released and show Harris directing Vanessa Hudgens, who’s playing Mimi. (See an additional photo after the jump.) After seeing these, I can’t wait to see the actual production shots. Is anyone planning on catching the show?Image Credit: Ed Krieger