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   Features  >  LATEST NEW YORK NEWS

 
IN THE HEIGHTS
at the Richard Rodgers

SCALING THE HEIGHTS
By Roger B. Harris
Published July 27 2007

  Lin-Manuel Miranda

In the Heights will make the move from Off-Broadway to Broadway when it opens at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on March 9; Previews will begin on February 14.

in the Heights won a whole carload of awards for its time spent Off-Broadway at 37 Arts: Outer Critics and Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Musical and Choreography. Then there the Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Choreography and Ensemble Performance. And don't forget the Obie Awards for Outstanding Music and Lyrics. Further, there were Clarence Derwent and Theatre World Awards for Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the music and lyrics.

The show has a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. The director for both the Off-Broadway and the Broadway production is Thomas Kail. The choreography is by Andy Blankenbuehler. And Miranda will again assume the starring role of Usnavi.

The upcoming Broadway production will have scenic design by Anna Louizos, lighting by Howell Binkley, sound by Acme Sound Partners and costumes by Paul Tazewell.

 

 

 

 


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