LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score for In the Heights. He wrote the first incarnation of In the Heights during his sophomore year at Wesleyan University, CT. Off-Broadway: In the Heights: nine Drama Desk nominations, including Best Music, Best Lyrics and won the award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance; the Lucille Lortel Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; the Obie Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics; a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance and the Clarence Derwent Award, both for Mr. Miranda's performance. He is the recipient of the 2007 ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award. TV/film: "The Sopranos," "Sex and the City," "House," and "Sesame Street." A co-founding member of Freestyle Love Supreme, a hip-hop comedy group that tours comedy festivals all over the world. Love and gratitude to Luz, Luis, Lucecita y Mundi. He dedicates In the Heights to the memory of Abuela Eva.
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VIVA Broadway an initiative of The Broadway League in collaboration with 5000 Broadway Productions and United Palace of Cultural Arts Present IN THE HEIGHTS: IN CONCERT featuring performances from the Original Broadway Cast.Read More