In The Heights: The Complete Book And Lyrics Of The Broadway Musical (Applause Libretto Library)
Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights is an exciting musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. During its acclaimed Off-Broadway and Broadway runs, In the Heights became an audience phenomenon and a critical success. Its easy to see why: with an amazing cast, a gripping story, and incredible dancing, In the Heights is an authentic and exhilarating journey into one of Manhattans most vibrant communities. And with its universal themes of family, community and self-discovery, In the Heights can be enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. Among the musicals many accolades are two Drama Desk Awards, a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, and a nomination for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Find out what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream and what it means to be home . . . In the Heights.