The biggest musical on Broadway right now is Hamilton, and it is already proving to be most revolutionary indigenous musical to arrive there since Rent; a show that re-makes American history to make history itself. Its composer Lin-Manuel Miranda knows his musicals through and through, and though it speaks with its own unique rap voice, he populates it with references to other shows. And it's striking, seeing his earlier Broadway musical In the Heights again now in London after... Read more
Welcome to Washington Heights, where life's a struggle but the streets are jumping to the irresistible rhythms of love, passion, hopes and dreams. This smash-hit, Tony Award-winning musical is a joyously uplifting tale of young love in a community on the brink of change, set in one bustling neighbourhood where everyone knows everybody, and the breeze carries the sweet sounds of three generations of music.
Back to spice up London following its hugely acclaimed, sell-out season at the Southwark Playhouse, In The Heights is a thrilling evening of unforgettable songs and amazing choreography infused with the scorching rhythms and vibrant energy of a Manhattan heatwave. A word-of-mouth sensation on Broadway that had audiences coming back time and time again, this life-affirming story will enthral and delight audiences of all ages.
A journey into Washington Heights, one of Manhattan's most vibrant communities – a place where the coffee 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 struggle can be deciding which traditions to take with you, and which ones to leave behind.