Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights will return to London later this year following a sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014
The production will transfer to London’s King’s Cross Theatre on October 3, 2015 and is booking for a limited period until November 1. Tickets are currently on sale.
In The Heights is an uplifting journey into Washington Heights – one of Manhattan’s most vibrant communities. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggle can be deciding which traditions to take with you and which ones to leave behind.
With a gripping story and Latin and hip-hop infused score, In The Heights is a groundbreaking contemporary musical about what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream and what it means to be home.
In The Heights opened at Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre in 2008 where it was nominated for 13 Tony Awards, winning four awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations. It also won the 2009 Grammy Award for its Original Broadway Cast Album and was nominated for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Drama.
The production has so far received a record-breaking 10 Lortel Awards, three Outer Critic Circle Awards, eight Drama Desk Awards, the 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical and the 2015 OBIE Award for Best New American Play.
Luke Sheppard – whose recent credits include Oliver and Adrian Mole – directs In The Heights. It is choreographed by Drew McOnie, who won the 2015 Off West End Award for Best Choreography for his work on In The Heights at Southwark Playhouse.
Tickets start at £19.50, with a selection of best seats available for the under-25s at a special rate of £15 for every performance. London’s King’s Cross Theatre is a brand new purpose built theatre at London’s King’s Cross Station. Find out more about the show at www.intheheightslondon.com