MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 09, 2008
Closing Date
Jan 09, 2011
1st Preview
Feb 14, 2008
1st Preview
Feb 14, 2008
Previews
29
Performances
1,184
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(Mar 09, 2008 - Jan 09, 2011)

Setting
Washington Heights, New York City

Media
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Development was supported during a residency at the Music Theater Conference of 2005 by The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center
Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes; Musical Director: Alex Lacamoire; Music arranged by Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman; Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Music orchestrated by Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman
Directed by Thomas Kail; Choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler; Assistant Director: Casey Hushion; Associate Choreographer: Joey Dowling; Latin Assistant Choreographer: Luis Salgado
Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Associate Scenic Design: Todd Potter and Donyale Werle; Associate Costume Design: Michael Zecker; Associate Lighting Design: Mark T. Simpson; Associate Sound Design: Sten Severson; Assistant Scenic Design: Heather Dunbar and Hilary Noxon; Assistant Costume Design: Caitlin Hunt; Assistant Lighting Design: Greg Bloxham and Ryan O'Gara; Automated Lighting Programmer: David Arch (Moving Light Programmer:)
General Manager: John S. Corker and Lizbeth Cone; Company Manager: Brig Berney
Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Production Stage Manager: J. Philip Bassett; Stage Manager: Amber Wedin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Heather Hogan
Conducted by Alex Lacamoire; Associate Conductor: Zachary Dietz; Lead Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Raul Agraz; Trumpet 2/Flugelhorn: Trevor Neumann; Trombone 1: Joe Fiedler; Trombone 2: Ryan Keberle; Saxophone/ Flute/Clarinet: Dave Richards; Saxophone/Flute/Piccolo: Kristy Norter; Drums, Latin/Brazilian percussion: Andrés Forero; Percussion, Mallets, Timpani, Latin/Brazilian percussion: Doug Hinrichs; Percussion, Latin/Brazilian percussion: Wilson Torres; Bass/Fretless electric bass: Irio O'Farrill, Jr.; Guitar, Acoustic nylon/steel-string guitars: Manny Moreira; Keyboard 1: Alex Lacamoire; Keyboard 2: Zachary Dietz; Music Copyist: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Emily Grishman, Katharine Edmonds; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Keyboard Programming: Randy Cohen
Casting: Telsey + Company; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Marketing: Scott A. Moore; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Fight direction by Ron Piretti; Fight Captain: Michael Balderrama; Dance Captain: Michael Balderrama; Assistant Dance Captain: Stephanie Klemons; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch
Daniela
Ensemble
Carla
Sonny
Feb 14, 2008 - Feb 14, 2010
Kevin
Feb 14, 2008 - Dec 18, 2008
Nina
Feb 14, 2008 - Jan 31, 2010
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Abuela Claudia
Usnavi
Feb 14, 2008 - Feb 15, 2009
Ensemble
Ensemble
Vanessa
Feb 14, 2008 - Nov 16, 2008
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Piragua Guy
Ensemble
Grafitti Pete
Feb 14, 2008 - Aug 25, 2009
Ensemble
Understudies: Michael Balderrama (Usnavi, Grafitti Pete), Blanca Camacho (Abuela Claudia, Camila, Daniela), Tony Chiroldes (Kevin), Janet Dacal (Nina, Vanessa), Rogelio Douglas, Jr. (Benny), Joshua Henry (Benny), Stephanie Klemons (Carla), Nina Lafarga (Nina), Doreen Montalvo (Abuela Claudia, Camila, Daniela), Javier Muñoz (Usnavi, Sonny), Krysta Rodriguez (Nina, Vanessa, Carla), Eliseo Román (Kevin), Shaun Taylor-Corbett (Usnavi, Sonny) and Rickey Tripp (Grafitti Pete)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Mar 09, 2008 - Jan 09, 2011)

Stage Manager: Kenneth McGee (Dec 21, 2009 - Jan 09, 2011); Production Stage Manager: Beverly Jenkins; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael T. Clarkston (Aug 10, 2009 - Oct 20, 2009)
Keyboard 1: Zachary Dietz; Associate Conductor: Joseph Church; Keyboard 2: Joseph Church; Trumpet: Scott Wendholt
Assistant Dance Captain: Alejandra Reyes; Dance Captain: Stephanie Klemons

Cast

Usnavi
Aug 19, 2010 - Dec 23, 2010
Usnavi
Jan 25, 2010 - Aug 17, 2010
Ensemble
circa. 2009 - ?
 
Kevin
Nov 29, 2010 - ?
Ensemble
Piragua Guy
Oct 26, 2009 - ?
Ensemble
Nina
Feb 19, 2010 - ?
Sonny
Feb 15, 2010 - ?
Ensemble
Vanessa
Nov 18, 2008 - Jan 09, 2011
Benny
Dec 20, 2010 - ?
Nina
Nov 15, 2010 - ?
Nina
Jan 25, 2010 - Feb 18, 2010
Alternate
Ensemble
Daniela
Jun 29, 2009 - Aug 23, 2009
Daniela
Jun 12, 2010 - Aug 15, 2010
Usnavi
Dec 25, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011
Bolero Singer
Usnavi
Feb 16, 2009 - ?
Kevin
Dec 19, 2008 - ?
Benny
Aug 16, 2010 - ?
Nina
Jan 25, 2010 - Feb 18, 2010
Alternate
 
Carla
Ensemble
Sonny
Jun 22, 2010 - Jul 25, 2010
 
Grafitti Pete
Jul 29, 2010 - ?
Nina
Jan 25, 2010 - Feb 18, 2010
Alternate
 
Ensemble
Apr 2010 - ?
Jordin Sparks
Broadway Debut
Nina
Aug 19, 2010 - Nov 14, 2010
Grafitti Pete
Jun 07, 2010 - Jul 03, 2010
 
Grafitti Pete
Dec 06, 2010 - ?
Sonny
Jul 29, 2010 - ?
Ensemble
Jul 05, 2010 - ?
Ensemble
Grafitti Pete
Aug 26, 2009 - ?
Understudies: Danny Bolero (Piragua Guy), Tony Chiroldes (Piragua Guy), Dwayne Clark (Benny), Marcus Paul James (Benny), Allison Thomas Lee (Carla), Javier Muñoz (Piragua Guy), Courtney Reed (Nina, Vanessa), Alejandra Reyes (Carla), Noah Rivera (Usnavi, Piragua Guy, Sonny), Jon Rua (Usnavi, Grafitti Pete), Gabrielle Ruiz (Nina, Vanessa, Carla), Elise Santora (Abuela Claudia, Camila, Daniela), Shaun Taylor-Corbett (Piragua Guy) and Willis White (Benny)
Act 1
Sung By
In the Heights
Usnavi and Company
Breathe
Nina and Company
Benny's Dispatch
Benny and Nina
It Won't Be Long Now
Vanessa, Usnavi and Sonny
Inutil
Kevin
No Me Diga
Daniela, Carla, Vanessa and Nina
96,000
Usnavi, Benny, Sonny, Vanessa, Daniela, Carla and Company
Paciencia y Fe (Patience and Faith)
Abuela Claudia and Company
When You're Home
Nina, Benny and Company
Piragua
Piragua Guy
Siempre (Always)
Camila and Bolero Singer
The Club/Fireworks
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Sunrise
Nina, Benny and Company
Hundreds of Stories
Abuela Claudia, Benny and Company
Enough
Camila
Carnaval del Barrio
Daniela and Company
Atencion
Kevin
Alabanza
Usnavi, Nina and Company
Everything I Know
Nina
No Me Diga (Reprise)
Daniela, Carla and Vanessa
Champagne
Vanessa and Usnavi
When the Sun Goes Down
Nina and Benny
Finale
Usnavi and Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2008 Winner
Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Lin-Manuel Miranda
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Robin De Jesús
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Olga Merediz

Best Choreography

2008 Winner
Choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Directed by Thomas Kail

Best Orchestrations

2008 Winner
Music arranged by Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Scenic Design by Anna Louizos
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners

Pulitzer Prize

 

for Drama

2009 Nominee
Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
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