Sparks makes her Broadway debut in the role of college student Nina Rosario, and will play the limited 12-week engagement through Nov. 14.
Also on Aug. 19, Kyle Beltran (10 Things To Do Before I Die at Second Stage) joined the cast as Usnavi after playing the role across the country in the national tour of In the Heights.
With a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes and conceived by composer-lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights is directed by Thomas Kail (who will stage the upcoming Broadway play Lombardi).
In the Heights continues at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The cast includes Marcy Harriell as Vanessa, Priscilla Lopez as Camila, Bianca Marroquin as Daniela, Olga Merediz as Abuela Claudia, Rick Négron as Kevin, Clifton Oliver as Benny, Courtney Reed as Carla, Jon Rua as Graffiti Pete and Shaun Taylor-Corbett as Sonny with Tony Chiroldes, Sharona D'Ornellas, Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Marcus Paul James, Jennifer Locke, Doreen Montalvo, Noah Rivera, Eliseo Román, Gabrielle Ruiz, Marcos Santana, Rickey Tripp, Willis White, Michael Balderrama, Blanca Camacho, Allison Thomas Lee, Alejandra Reyes, Nancy Ticotin and Daniel J. Watts.
Here is a look at Sparks' opening night:
For more information on In the Heights visit www.intheheightsthemusical.com.