VIDEO: Get A First Look at Milwaukee Rep's IN THE HEIGHTS
Milwaukee Repertory Theater kicks off the 65th Anniversary Season with the four-time Tony Award- winning musical In the Heights with the music and lyrics by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Tickets start as low as $26.50 and can be purchased at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling the Ticket Office at 414-224-9490 or in person at 108 E. Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee. In the Heights runs September 18 - October 28, 2018 in the Quadracci Powerhouse.
Winner of the Pulitzer, Emmy, 2 Grammy, and 3 Tony Awards, Hamilton's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is a global superstar and his 4-time Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights takes place in the vibrant New York community of Washington Heights. A place where the air is filled with the sounds of salsa, merengue, soul, hip-hop and R & B. It's also a neighborhood on the brink of change, full of hopes and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. In the Heights is a show sure to capture the heart of all ages with its universal theme of chasing your dreams and finding your true home.
In the Heights is directed by Rep Associate Artistic Director May Adrales (Rep's Animal Farm, The Who & The What), music direction by Rep Associate Artist Dan Kazemi (Rep's Guys and Dolls, Always...Patsy Cline), choreography by William Carlos Angulo (The Bridges of Madison County at Marriott Theatre), set design by Tim Mackabee(Broadway's Elephant Man), lighting design by Robert Aguilar (Seattle Rep Associate Lighting Designer), costume design by OBIE Award winner David Reynoso (Sleep No More), sound design by Megan B. Henninger (Rep's Guys and Dolls). Casting to be announced at a later date.
In the Heights is a co-production with Seattle Repertory Theater and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. It is presented by The Plunkett Family Foundation and sponsored by BMO Harris Bank with Executive Producers Gina and Eric Peter, and Melanie and Steve Booth. The Rep is sponsored in part by the United Performing Arts Fund.