Photo Coverage: In the Heights Opening Night
The new musical In the Heights, which began previews on January 9th, opened on February 8th at Off-Broadway's 37 Arts (450 West 37th Street).With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, In the Heights is directed by Thomas Kail and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler. The show is "a new musical about three days in the life of Washington Heights, a vibrant and tight-knit community at the top of the island of Manhattan. It's a place 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. In the Heights is the tale of a community at a crossroads. Find out what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream, and what it means to be home In the Heights," according to press materials.
Visit www.intheheightsthemusical.com for more tickets and more information.
Finale scenes with cast
Andrea Burns (Daniela)
The whole cast takes its bows
The cast thanks the orchestra and musical director Alex Lacamoire
John Herrera with friend Ron Saja
Composer and lyricist Lin Manuel Miranda (Uznavi)
Lin Manuel Miranda showing off the sneakers his girlfriend Vanessa made for him
Lin Manuel Miranda and Vanessa
Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and director Thomas Kail
Ensemble member Joshua Henry
Robin de Jesus and ensemble member Ricky Tripp
Alex Lacamoire (Musical Director/Arrangements/Orchestrations)
Producers Kevin McCullum, Jill Furman, and Jeffrey Seller