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In The Heights Character Card #11: Usnavi

EXPERIENCE an exhilarating journey into one of Manhattan's most vibrant communities, where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Welcome to In The Heights, a new musical that feels like home.

With an amazing cast, incredible dancing and a gripping tale of hope and self-discovery, In The Heights is Broadway's hottest hit! The New York Times calls it, "A musical about chasing your dreams and finding your true home, with enough energy to light up the George Washington Bridge. A SINGULAR NEW SENSATION!"



Name:
Usnavi

Relationships:
Owner of De La Vega Bodega; Vanessa love interest

Portrayed by:
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of In the Heights his sophomore year at Wesleyan University, CT. Off-Broadway, In The Heights: received 9 Drama Desk nominations, including Best Music, Best Lyrics, and won the award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance; received the Lucille Lortel Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; received the Obie Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics; received a Theater World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance and the Clarence Derwent Award both for Mr. Miranda's performance. TV/Film: "The Sopranos," Sex And The City.

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