Photos by Cristóbal Vivar
It’s how many times he – and so many others – cried.
As creators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes (with their families), joined by film director Jon Chu, and a host of uptown families watched, In the Heights finally came home.
Students from the George Washington Educational Campus in Washington Heights put on a rousing performance of musical In the Heights last Friday, eliciting laughs and tears as the cast parried in English and Spanish (and a lot in between) about the meaning of home, gentrification, small business – and 96,000 dollars.
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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: In The Heights Movie Mania Grips Uptown #Repost @jonmchu • • • We start shooting #InTheHeightsMovie on Monday. So after our final rehearsal we took a trip 2 GeorgeWashington highschool in the Heights 2 see them perform In The Heights! Could not b more Inspired by these students. Guess who else showed up 😭😮❤️#HeightsInMyHeart #LinManuelMiranda