In the Heights is the first musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton). Winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical, it tells the story of an eclectic group of friends and families in the largely Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. It explores three days in the characters’ lives in this Manhattan’ Latino neighborhood where a bodega owner called Usnavi is dating Vanessa, who works in a beauty salon. In the Heights features hip-hop, salsa, merengue and soul music.
Lin-Manuel Miranda was the author of music and lyrics for In the Heights, which premiered on Broadway in 2008. He won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Oroiginal Score, the show’s cast album won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the show won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the show’s lead role.
Pembroke Pines Theatre of Performing Arts
(The Susan Katz Theatre at River of Grass Arts Park)
17195 Sheridan St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33331