Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-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. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind.

The cast met the press yesterday and you can check out photos below!

As previously announced, Anthony Ramos (Hamilton) will play Usnavi, Vanessa Hudgens(Gigi at the Kennedy Center), will take on the role of Vanessa, with Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet!) as Nina, local D.C. actor Mateo Ferro as Sonny, Eden Espinosa (Wicked) as Daniela, J. Quinton Johnson (Hamilton) as Benny, original Broadway cast member Blanca Camacho as Camila, Saundra Santiago(Nine) as Abuela Claudia, Broadway cast member Rick Negron returning to the role of Kevin, Virgil Gadson (After Midnight) as Graffiti Pete, Arianna Rosario (On Your Feet!) as Carla, and original Broadway cast member Eliseo Roman reprising the role of Piragua Guy.

The production is directed and choreographed by Stephanie Klemons, who recently choreographed the NFL Super Bowl ad featuring Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. An In the Heights original Broadway cast member and Assistant Dance Captain, Klemons has a long history with Miranda's work, having gone on to serve as Associate Choreographer for both Hamilton and Bring it On.

The In the Heights ensemble includes David Baida, Nico DeJesus, John Edwards, Hope Easterbrook, Rosie Fiedelman, Henry Gainza, Carlos Gonzalez, Morgan Marcell, April Ortiz, Khori Petinaud, and Voltaire Wade-Greene.

Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights will be performed Wednesday, March 21-Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 8 p.m. with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. For more information please visit the Kennedy Center website, in-person at the Kennedy Center box office, or call (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Anthony Ramos

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Anthony Ramos

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Anthony Ramos

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Anthony Ramos

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Anthony Ramos

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
J. Quinton Johnson

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
J. Quinton Johnson

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
J. Quinton Johnson

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
J. Quinton Johnson

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
J. Quinton Johnson

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
J. Quinton Johnson

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Ana Villafane

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Ana Villafane

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Ana Villafane

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Eden Espinosa

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Eden Espinosa

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Eden Espinosa

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Eden Espinosa

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Eden Espinosa

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
Vanessa Hudgens

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