Phoenix Productions are In The Heights With Latest Stage Musical

Newport musical-theatre company, Phoenix Productions follow on the success of shows such as A Chorus Line, Summer Holiday and Cats, this spring with a presentation of In the Heights, a musical from Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

In the Heights follows a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. 

At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic. 

Meanwhile, Nina, a childhood friend of Usnavi’s, has returned to the neighborhood from her first year at college with surprising news for her parents, who have spent their life savings on building a better life for their daughter. Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home.

Created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, In The Heights features a hip-hop, salsa, merengue and soul including the songs, 96,000, Carnaval del Barrio and In The Heights.

Check out our exclusive interviews with cast and creatives via our Phoenix Productions In The Heights playlist above!

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