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In The Heights

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Closed June 10, 2012

A singular new sensation! When this musical erupts in collective joy, the energy it gives off could light up the George Washington Bridge for a year or two.

Charles Isherwood, New York Times

Why See In The Heights?

From the Creator of Hamilton

Before Hamilton took over the world there was In the Heights...Lin-Manuel Miranda's exuberant portrait of Manhattan's Latino community was a blockbuster show in its own right, picking up four Tony Awards and a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.

The story is set in the Washington heights neighborhood of Manhattan in a blistering hot summer. We follows a cast of characters from three generations, all of whom have a different relationship to heritage and contrasting feelings about the changes engulfing the neighbourhood. With its score incorporating rap, salsa and Sondheim, In the Heights is a dazzling display of Miranda's songwriting talents, and dynamic portrait of a community not often given a voice on the musical theatre stage. Your local production of In the Heights plays Starlight Theater in Kansas City, MO, Closed June 10, 2012.

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Dates

Opening night: 5 June 2012

Audience

In the Heights is suitable for children aged 12 and upwards.

Run time

1 hours and 30 minutes including one 15 minute intermission.

Cast and Creative

Creative

Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Awards

2008 TONY AWARDS
Best Musical
Best Original Score (Music or Lyrics) (Lin-Manuel Miranda)
Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler)
Best Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman)

Nominations
Best Book of a Musical Quiara (Alegra Hudes)
Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Anna Louizos)
Best Costume Design of a Musical (Paul Tazewell)
Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Howell Binkley)
Best Sound Design of a Musical (Acme Sound Partners)
Best Direction of a Musical (Thomas Kail)

2007 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Outstanding Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler)

Nominations
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Thomas Kail)
Outstanding New Score (Lin-Manuel Miranda)

2007 LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Choreographer (Andy Blankenbuehler)

Nominations
Outstanding Scenic Design (Anna Louizos)

2007 DRAMA DESK AWARDS
Outstanding Ensemble Performance
Outstanding Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler)

Nominations
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Thomas Kail)
Outstanding Music (Lin-Manuel Miranda)
Outstanding Lyrics (Lin-Manuel Miranda)
Outstanding Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman)
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical (Anna Louizos)
Outstanding Sound Design (Acme Sound Partners)

2007 OBIE AWARD
Music and Lyrics (Lin-Manuel Miranda)

2007 CLARENCE DERWENT AWARD
Lin-Manuel Miranda

2007 THEATRE WORLD AWARD
Lin-Manuel Miranda

GRAMMY AWARDS
Best Musical Show Album

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10 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)

4.5 star rating

Martin: “Fantastic show”

saw the show in April 08 and loved it - just full of energy and hope, unbelievable... more

Patricia Pimentel-Galarza: “Bravo”

I am of Cape Verdean decent married to a Puerto Rican who has passed on... more

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