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MUSICAL REVIEW: In The Heights ★★★★

In The Heights
King’s Cross Theatre
Sunday 19th June 2016
For those who are not familiar with In The Heights, this is a musical originally produced for Broadway, with music and lyrics written by 2016 Grammy Award winner Lin Manuel Miranda, the same say ‘Genius’ behind this 2008 overseas musical and the Hamilton, currently playing on Broadway, which will soon transfer to London in October 2017. The production won Best Musical, Original Score, Choreography and Orchestrations at The Tony Awards 2008, and winner of Best Musical Album in the same year at The Grammys, In The Heights has enjoyed massive success and critical acclaim, so with all this under it’s belt and the offer of £15 tickets to go and watch this production one Sunday evening, I couldn’t turn down this amazing offer, and it’s safe to say it was an incredibly enjoyable experience.
Set in the Latino neighbourhood of Washington Heights, and following the resident’s lives in the course of Three Days, the production features el…