Watch the In the Heights Reunion (and Performance!) That Happened Before Hamilton (Video)

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The cast of Hamilton welcomed Tony Award winner Karen Olivo, who performed at the #Ham4Ham lottery Aug. 1. Watch her rendition of "96,000" from In the Heights below.

Ham4Ham Heights Reunion

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Olivo, who originated the role of Vanessa in Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, visited Hamilton this weekend for a reunion with some of her Heights castmates. Olivo and Miranda performed "96,000" from In The Heights with help from the cast of Hamilton, including Christopher Jackson, another original cast member from Heights. Watch the video below.

Olivo is also known for her Tony-winning performance as Anita in the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story. She most recently directed Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen's musical Fugitive Songs in Wisconsin, and just started recording her new album, according to her Twitter account.

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