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In the Heights - 2008 - Broadway

Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical.



Welcome to the kind of musical that comes around once in a generation. A musical that builds on the best traditions of theater while forging into fresh new territory. A musical about the importance of home, family and finding where you belong.



IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in Manhattan's Washington Heights - 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.



Discover where you belong, at Broadway's new Tony Award-winning classic, IN THE HEIGHTS.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
226 W. 46th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For In the Heights


The View From Uptown: American Dreaming to a Latin Beat - New York Times
First seen Off Broadway last year, “In the Heights” moves uptown with its considerable assets confidently in place: a tuneful score enlivened by the dancing rhythms of salsa and Latin pop, sounds that are an ear-tickling novelty on Broadway; zesty choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler that seems to put invisible wings on the young cast’s neon-colored sneakers; and a stage amply stocked with appealing actors who season their performances with generous doses of sugar and spice. Its fundamental deficiencies are also along for the ride, unfortunately. Conceived by Mr. Miranda, with a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, “In the Heights” consists of a series of vignettes that form a vivid but somewhat airbrushed mural of urban life. Directed by Thomas Kail, it is basically a salsa-flavored soap opera, and if there is an equivalent of schmaltz in Spanish, this musical is happily swimming in it.

In The Heights - Time Out New York
The musical In the Heights has plenty of good old-fashioned Broadway heart, and its heart has a thrilling new beat: the invigorating pulse of modern Latin rhythms, mixed with the percussive dynamism of hip-hop. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s joyous score gives classic musical-theater themes (love, self-definition, overcoming adversity) a contemporary urban twist; when the charismatic composer himself—playing Usnavi, the garrulous proprietor of a corner bodega in Washington Heights—lets his own witty rhymes flow, he pulls Broadway into the present tense. With its verbal extravagance, narrative focus and unapologetic emphasis on wordplay, rap is a natural match with the Broadway musical, and never before have the two been wed so happily.


 



 

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by BroadwayWorld TV - January 9, 2011
After over 1200 performances on Broadway - the multi Tony Award-winning hit, In The Heights, closes this weekend. What better way to bid a fond adios to the beloved show than for BroadwayWorld to present this exclusive video flashback with never-before-seen footage of the sitzprobe (where the original cast and orchestra meet and perform for the first time). No fancy camera work and editing. Just pure raw talent doing what they love most.
by BWW News Desk - January 5, 2011
Cabaret Cares kicks off the new year with the cast of Broadways In The Heights.
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2011
Cabaret Cares kicks off the new year with the cast of Broadways In The Heights.
by BWW News Desk - December 25, 2010
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that IN THE HEIGHTS will play its final performance on Broadway on January 9, 2011. Returning to the show on December 25th will be its original, Tony-winning star (and creator) Lin-Manuel Miranda as Usnavi.
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2010
After earning great reviews with the First National Tour of IN THE HEIGHTS for his emotional portrayal of 'Kevin Rosario,' the hard-working father who gives up everything to send his only child to college, Danny Bolero performed the role on Broadway for one week during the holiday season. His last performance will be December 5.
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2010
After earning great reviews with the First National Tour of IN THE HEIGHTS for his emotional portrayal of 'Kevin Rosario,' the hard-working father who gives up everything to send his only child to college, DANNY BOLERO will perform the role on Broadway for one week during the holiday season, running from November 29 through December 5.
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2010
The producers of the 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights have announced that Arielle Jacobs will make her Broadway debut as Nina Rosario on Monday, November 15, 2010 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Jordin Sparks will play her final performance as Nina on Sunday, November 14, 2010. As previously announced In The Heights will play its final Broadway performance Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7pm, with Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda re-joining the cast on Saturday, December 25, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2010
The producers of the 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights are happy to announce that original cast members Christopher Jackson and Seth Stewart will join Lin-Manuel Miranda and return for the musical's final weeks on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). As previously announced In The Heights will play its final Broadway performance Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7pm, with Seth Stewart re-joining the cast on Monday, December 6, Christopher Jackson re-joining the cast on Monday, December 20, and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda re-joining the cast on Saturday, December 25, 2010. All three original stars will play through the final performance on Sunday, January 9, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - November 4, 2010
The producers of the 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights have announced that Arielle Jacobs will make her Broadway debut as Nina Rosario on Monday, November 15, 2010 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Jordin Sparks will play her final performance as Nina on Sunday, November 14, 2010. As previously announced In The Heights will play its final Broadway performance Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7pm, with Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda re-joining the cast on Saturday, December 25, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2010
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that IN THE HEIGHTS will play its final performance on Broadway on January 9, 2011. Returning to the show on December 25th will be its original, Tony-winning star (and creator) Lin-Manuel Miranda as Usnavi.
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2010
After earning great reviews with the First National Tour of IN THE HEIGHTS for his emotional portrayal of 'Kevin Rosario,' the hard-working father who gives up everything to send his only child to college, DANNY BOLERO will perform the role on Broadway for one week during the holiday season, running from November 29 through December 5.
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2010
IN THE HEIGHTS star Jordin Sparks is set to launch her debut fragrance this month. It will be called 'Because of You.'
by BWW Photo Special - September 22, 2010
Today, September 22, In The Heights star Jordin Sparks visited 'FOX and Friends' at the FOX Studios in New York City. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage of her segment below.
by Jennifer Forchelli - September 16, 2010
The 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights welcomed platinum recording artist and 2007 'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks on August 19th, making her Broadway debut as Nina Rosario at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Sparks will play a limited 12 week engagement through Sunday, November 14, 2010. To celebrate Jordin's official opening in the show this week, Sparks and the cast of IN THE HEIGHTS celebrated at Angus McIndoe. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage of the party below.
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 14, 2010
The 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights welcomed platinum recording artist and 2007 'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks on August 19th, making her Broadway debut as Nina Rosario at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Sparks will play a limited 12 week engagement through Sunday, November 14, 2010. To celebrate Jordin's official opening in the show, we've got the show's new official production footage featuring her, Kyle Beltran and the rest of the IN THE HEIGHTS cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 14, 2010
Last night, September 13, Jordin Sparks, 'American Idol' winner and current star of the Tony and Grammy Award winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS, visited the nationally syndicated 'The Wendy Williams Show.' Click below to watch the segment in which Jordin talks about what it's like having your own billboard in Times Square!