PHOTO CALL: In the Heights Opening Night

News   PHOTO CALL: In the Heights Opening Night Priscilla Lopez, Mandy Gonzalez, Olga Merediz, Karen Olivo and more star in the new musical In the Heights, which officially opened Feb. 8 Off-Broadway at 37 Arts.
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Thomas Kail directs and Andy Blankenbuehler choreographs the original work that began previews Jan. 9. Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller and Jill Furman produce. Tickets are currently on sale through April 1.

With a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes and a score by Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights is set over a Fourth of July weekend "in the life of Washington Heights, a vibrant and tight-knit neighborhood at the top of Manhattan," according to show materials. "From the vantage point of Usnavi's corner bodega, we experience the joys, heartbreaks and bonds of a Latino community struggling to redefine home."

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At left (from top): Lin-Manuel Miranda and Vanessa Nadal; choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and director Thomas Kail; Priscilla Lopez; Christopher Jackson and Mandy Gonzalez; Olga Merediz; Andréa Burns and Karen Olivo; John Herrera; Robin De Jesus and Seth Stewart; Angela Christian; Patricia Neal; Marsha Mason.

Below: The company of In the Heights takes its opening-night bow.

photos by Aubrey Reuben

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