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Photo: Missy Aguilar stars as “Daniela” in Porchlight’s IN THE HEIGHTS
Porchlight Music Theatre announced the cast and artistic staff of their 22nd season opener, the multi-Tony Award-winning IN THE HEIGHTS, running September 9 – October 16 at Stage 773. IN THE HEIGHTS is penned by megastar HAMILTON composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, with a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Porchlight’s production will be Directed and co-choreographed by Brenda Didier, co-choreographed by Chris Carter, and music directed by Diana Lawrence.
Winner of Tony Awards for “Best Musical” and “Best Original Score,” IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a tight-knit community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The cast includes: Missy Aguilar as “Daniela;” Stephen Allen as “Benny;” Frankie Leo Bennett as “Sonny,” Leah Davis as “Carla;” Jordan DeBose as “Kevin Rosario;” Jack DeCesare as “Usnavi De La Vega;” Stan DeCwikel, Jr. as “El Piraguero;” Lucia Godinez as “Nina;” Kristopher Knighton as “Graffiti Pete;” Michelle Lauto as “Vanessa;” Isabel Quintero as “Abuela Claudia” and Keely Vasquez as “Camila Rosario” with Anthony Apodaca, Nicole Lambert, Cisco Lopez, Yando Lopez, Elena Romanowski, Travis Austin Wright and Demi Zaino in the ensemble.
The artistic and production staff of In the Heights includes Gregory Pinsoneault, scenic design; Kate Setzer Kamphausen, costume design; Denise Karczewski, lighting design, Robert Hornbostel, sound design; Mealah Heidenreich, properties design; Jessica Forella, stage management and Aaron Shapiro, production management.
Tickets for previews are $38 and for the regular run $43 – $51. Single tickets may be purchased at 773.327.5252 or at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.