In The Heights, the smash hit Tony and Grammy award winning musical is coming to the Benedum Center!
The musical features an impressive ensemble of artists who bring to life the music and lyrics of Lin-Manuel Miranda (multi award winning actor, composer, rapper, and writer) and the book by Pulitzer Prize winner playwright and composer Quiara Alegría Hudes. It premiered on Broadway in March 2008 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre and, with 29 previews and 1,184 regular performances, became he 84th longest running show in Broadway history. The musical’s Broadway production won 2 Drama Desk Awards (for Outstanding Ensemble Performance and Outstanding Choreography), 4 Tony Awards (for Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, and Best Orchestrations), and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. It was also nominated for 7 more Drama Desk Awards (for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Lyrics, Outstanding Orchestrations, Outstanding Set Design, and Outstanding Sound Design) and 9 more Tony Awards (for Best Book of a Musical, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design, and Best Sound Design). It also got a Pulitzer Prize for Drama nomination.
Don’t miss your chance to see this smash hit Tony and Grammy award winning musical!