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Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS

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Corbin Bleu is the first star of the popular High School Musical film franchise to hit Broadway as he steps into the role of bodega owner Usnavi in IN THE HEIGHTS.

Bleu will remain in the show through April 25, 2010.

Jordin Sparks attended the show on Friday night, February 12th and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture her backstage!  Sparks was the youngest winner ever of AMERICAN IDOL, doing so at the age of 17 for the shows' sixth season. She has since sold millions of albums worldwide.

In the Heights opened on Broadway to wide critical acclaim on March 9, 2008, and continues to play the Richard Rodgers Theatre. In addition to winning the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show's creator, won the Tony Award for Best Music and Lyrics; Andy Blankenbuehler won for Best Choreography; and Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman won for Best Orchestrations.

The original cast recording won the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, and Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to produce a feature film based on the smash hit musical.

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Jordin Sparks and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Jordin Sparks and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Christopher Jackson, Jordin Sparks, Corbin Bleu, and Olga Merediz

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Christopher Jackson, Jordin Sparks, Corbin Bleu, and Olga Merediz

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Jordin Sparks

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Jordin Sparks

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Corbin Bleu and Jordin Sparks

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Corbin Bleu and Jordin Sparks

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Jordin Sparks poses with the IN THE HEIGHTS cast!

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS
Jordin Sparks poses with the IN THE HEIGHTS cast!

Photo Coverage: Jordin Sparks Visits Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS

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Peter James Zielinski As an Equity actor, Peter is photographing the industry from the inside out. He has performed in numerous shows regionally, sung a duet with Richard Chamberlain in the National Tour of "Scrooge," and starred in "The Zoo Project" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. When not on stage, he can be found photographing headshots and live theatre in NYC, Chicago and LA. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, he also acts as a retouching artist for photographers city-wide. For more information, please visit: http://www.pjzstudios.com