In the Heights: Musical Info & Synopsis


In the Heights centers around a diverse group of characters in Washington Heights in NYC, each with their own dreams and aspirations. Usnavi, the owner of a small bodega, serves as our guide as we witness the daily struggles and triumphs of the neighborhood. From love and relationships to the pursuit of their passions, the residents of Washington Heights navigate themes of identity, home, and the hope for a better future.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2005)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 2000s / NYC

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Book: Quiara Alegría Hudes

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2008)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Immigration, NYC, Original, Popular, Summer, Tony Award

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