IN THE HEIGHTS 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. IN THE HEIGHTS is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.
Perhaps the first Broadway musical to extensively use rapped lyrics and dialogue, In The Heights is also fresh for its mix of popular Latin and North American styles -- everything from Son to Reggaetón. Other styles include Bachata, Bolero, Merengue, Salsa, Dance-Hall Reggae, and Rumba, not to mention Hip-Hop, R&B, and Funk. A nine-piece professional pit band joins the actors, including renowned Denver-based musician, bandleader and arranger José Madera playing Latin Percussion.
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