VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo Join IN THE HEIGHTS 'Blackout' Trend!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 20, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo have joined in on the new In the Heights trend sweeping through TikTok! The pair, who originated the roles of Usnavi and Vanessa in the original Broadway production of In the Heights, filmed themselves lip-syncing to 'Blackout' from the film, with Miranda singing Vanessa's part and Olivo singing Usnavi's.

IN THE HEIGHTS Wins Best Picture at HCA Midseason Awards
by TV News Desk - July 7, 2021

See the full list of award winners here. In The Heights took home top honors, including best picture, best actor for Anthony Ramos, and best director for Jon M. Chu.

Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 27, 2021

In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers!  First up, the original cast of In the Heights! 

IN THE HEIGHTS Movie Soundtrack Hits #1 in the United States
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 22, 2021

Listen to the collection, which features a brand-new original song performed by the film’s stars Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace & Marc Anthony titled “Home All Summer.” 

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Discusses IN THE HEIGHTS Casting Controversy & the Importance of Representation
by Sarah Leiber - June 16, 2021

Hear Miranda's response to Trevor Noah about how criticism of representation in the film adaptation of “In the Heights” will influence his future projects.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Addresses IN THE HEIGHTS Colorism Controversy
by A.A. Cristi - June 14, 2021

This weekend, the big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical, In the Heights, opened in movie theaters. Despite widespread acclaim, the film has also sparked online criticism and debate about its lack of adequate Afro-Latinx representation, particularly in its leading cast. 

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Video of the Late Doreen Montalvo Reacting to Her IN THE HEIGHTS Cameo
by Stephi Wild - June 14, 2021

On Saturday, Lin-Manuel Miranda shared a video on Twitter, showing the late Doreen Montalvo reacting to her cameo in the In The Heights film. The video was taken at an ensemble vocal session for the film in February 2020, at which many original cast members were in attendance. 

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Latino Representation in Musical Theatre, and More
by Stephi Wild - June 14, 2021

Anthony Ramos, star of the new film adaptation of In The Heights, recently sat down with CBS Sunday Morning to chat about playing Usnavi, Latino representation in musical theatre, and much more.

Jimmy Smits Talks Honing His Singing and Dancing Skills For IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stephi Wild - June 13, 2021

The film adaptation of In The Heights is now in theaters and on HBO Max. Jimmy Smits, who plays the role of Kevin Rosario, recently chatted about how he prepared for the film, putting together clips of him singing to prove he could, and more!

IN THE HEIGHTS Featured a Small Tribute to HAMILTON; Did You Catch It?
by Stephi Wild - June 13, 2021

During a scene in which Kevin Rosario (played by Jimmy Smits) is on hold to talk to Stanford, the hold music is a little instrumental of 'You'll Be Back', the iconic song sung by King George III in Hamilton!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and the IN THE HEIGHTS Creative Team in a Never-Before-Seen Clip
by Stephi Wild - June 13, 2021

In the clip, watch as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Quiara Hudes, Bill Sherman, Alex Lacamoire, and Andy Blankenbuehler figured out how to end the musical's big number, 96,000.

IN THE HEIGHTS is Projected to Bring in $13M in its Opening Weekend
by Stephi Wild - June 12, 2021

The new film adaptation of 'In The Heights' has brought in box office numbers that are lower than predicted. The film was expected to generate more than $20 million. However, with it bringing in $4.9 million on Friday from 3,456 theaters, its 3-day estimate is now just under $13 million.

VIDEO: IN THE HEIGHTS' Anthony Ramos Talks the Importance of Seeing Latino Roles on the Big Screen
by Sarah Leiber - June 11, 2021

Watch a preview of this Sunday's episode, where Ramos shares how he found hope and solace 'In the Heights.'

VIDEO: Jimmy Smits Talks IN THE HEIGHTS Opening at Tribeca Film Festival on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!
by Sarah Leiber - June 10, 2021

Jimmy Smits talks about coming back to New York after 14 months and being at the opening of the Tribeca Film Festival.

VIDEO: Look Back on Opening Night of IN THE HEIGHTS on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - June 11, 2021

The much anticipated film adaptation of In the Heights has officially arrived, and though we can't get enough of the new movie, it has us feeling a little bit nostalgic for the original. Watch as BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge takes us to the opening night of this landmark musical in 2008.

Atlantic Records & Warner Bros. Release IN THE HEIGHTS Original Soundtrack
by TV News Desk - June 10, 2021

In The Heights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) also features an exhilarating, brand-new original song performed by the film’s stars Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace & Marc Anthony titled “Home All Summer.”

BWW Exclusive: Watch Daphne Rubin-Vega Throw a Carnaval del Barrio in the IN THE HEIGHTS Movie!
by Nicole Rosky - June 10, 2021

You can catch In the Heights in theatres and on HBO Max now! Until you do, catch a sneak peek of 'Carnaval del Barrio,' performed by Daphne Rubin-Vega with a very special introduction from Abuela Claudia herself, Olga Merediz.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jon Chu Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS on CBS THIS MORNING!
by Sarah Leiber - June 9, 2021

They also discussed the return of Broadway and why the industry needs to be more diverse.

VIDEO: Leslie Grace Reveals Hardest 'In The Heights' Dance Scene on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW!
by Sarah Leiber - June 9, 2021

Leslie Grace plays Nina Rosario in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights,' which will be released in theaters and on HBO Max this Friday, June 11th. 

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Not Getting Advice From Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More!
by Stephi Wild - June 8, 2021

In the interview, Ramos talked about getting his career start in Radio City Music Hall, and teased his album Love and Lies. He also talked about stepping into Lin-Manuel Miranda’s role for the movie adaptation of In the Heights, and how Miranda didn't offer him much advice.

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks About Filming IN THE HEIGHTS on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!
by Sarah Leiber - June 7, 2021

Ramos talks about why he had one of his best on-set experiences while filming the movie.

BWW Interview: Javier Muñoz Talks MONUMENTS, HEIGHTS, & EUREKA
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 7, 2021

BroadwayWorld caught up with the 'Heights' and 'Hamilton' star via Email to talk about his role in 'Monuments,' his experience creating roles alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda, his new role as a voice actor, and the ways he navigated the pandemic as a person and as a performer.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos & More Will Appear on THE TONIGHT SHOW This Week
by TV News Desk - June 7, 2021

Find out this week's TONIGHT SHOW schedule and more; Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn also make appearances in this star-studded week of shows.

VIDEO: Watch the First Eight Minutes of the IN THE HEIGHTS Film Now
by Stephi Wild - June 7, 2021

The film adaptation of In The Heights officially hits theaters this week, but you can watch the first eight minutes of the film now, featuring Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more!

VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega Explains How Creators Made a More Representative IN THE HEIGHTS
by Nicole Rosky - June 6, 2021

There will most certainly be a Carnaval del Barrio on June 10, when Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical, In the Heights officially arrives. One of its stars is beloved Broadway veteran Daphne Rubin-Vega, who admits she has been dying for this chance.

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