In The Heights
A Salsa and Rap infused musical that challenges the
stereotype of modern day musical theatre.
Turn up the heat and get ready to feel the rhythm as this Broadway dance spectacular brings the Washington Heights neighborhood to the stage. In a community where everyone knows your business, things are about to get a shake-up as romances bloom and dreams are challenged.
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, and Pulitzer Prize nominee, In The Heights is a fun and fresh hip-hop musical set in a sizzling summer filled with music and possibilities.
The Australian premiere opens at Chapel off Chapel – 18 February until 8 March 2015.
In The Heights features a groundbreaking score that mixes Latin and Hip Hop cultures with powerful Break Dancing, Latin American and Hip Hop dance styles and rapping. A musical about the importance of home, family and finding where you belong, In The Heights, features a talented cast of 20 dancers and singers from across Australia.
The cast includes:
Usnavi: Stephen Lopez (Underbelly, Fat Tony & Co, Neighbours)
Nina: Anna Francesca Armenia (Fed Uni)
Benny: James Elmer (ABC 3, Studio 3 Host)
Vanessa: Bianca Baykara (The King & I, An Officer & A Gentleman)
Daniela: Laura Marcucci (Mamma Mia)
Abuella Claudia: Francesca Arena (Cats, Fiddler On The Roof, Les Miserable, Follies)
Sonny: Andrew Doyle (VCA)
Grafetti Pete: Peter Sette (National Hip Hops Champion)
Piragua Guy: Gareth Jacobs (Royal Caribbean Cruises)
Carla: Sarah Calsina
Camilla: Bianca Bruce
Demi Sorono (So You Think You Can Dance, Blaze)
StageArt presents In the Heights from 18 February until 8 March,
Tuesday – Sunday, Tickets $45 – $59 7.30pm;
Saturday & Sunday, 2pm matinee
at Chapel off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran.
Bookings: 8290 7000. www.chapeloffchapel.com.au