Posts Tagged ‘Luis Miranda’

Lin-Manuel Miranda donates thousands to arts initiatives | NBC Latino

Lin-Manuel Miranda donates thousands to arts initiatives | NBC Latino

by Liliana Llamas, @llamasliliana Lin-Manuel Miranda is giving back to his community in a big way. The Tony Award winning actor and composer will donate thousands of dollars to arts initiatives in Northern Manhattan, home to Miranda’s Washington Heights neighborhood today. He will present a $92,000 donation check to The Broadway League’s “Family First Nights” […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Lin-Manuel Miranda – In the Heights | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Lin-Manuel Miranda - In the Heights | NY Times

By MELENA RYZIK Published: March 14, 2008 TO be perfectly clear, Lin-Manuel Miranda did not grow up in Washington Heights, the physical and spiritual setting of his musical “In the Heights,” which opened on Broadway this week. He was raised in Inwood, an area some blocks north with a similar landscape of immigrants, Spanish speakers […]


In The Heights @ The United Palace – The Recap

In The Heights @ The United Palace – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) There is truly no place like home. On Monday, February 11th the Tony Award-winning musical, In The Heights, came home for a one-night only performance on the 5-year anniversary of its Broadway debut. In The Heights put our neighborhood on the map all those years ago […]


The significance of “In the Heights” at the United Palace

The significance of "In the Heights" at the United Palace

By Mike Fitelson  (@MikeFitelson) After months of planning, yesterday the George Washington Bridge finally arrived on stage at the United Palace, the scenic backdrop for tonight’s one-night only performance of “In the Heights: The Concert.” Five years ago this week the musical, which went on to win two Tony Awards, opened its first preview at […]


Hitting the Heights: Tony-winning Broadway musical returns to neighborhood for one-night performance | NY Daily News

Hitting the Heights: Tony-winning Broadway musical returns to neighborhood for one-night performance | NY Daily News

Heights native Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote and starred in the musical, brings it Monday to the United Palace theater in Washington Heights By Michael J. Feeney / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS THE award-winning Broadway musical “In the Heights” is coming home to the neighborhood that provided its inspiration in a one-night-only concert in the heart […]


Epiphany: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Epiphany: Lin-Manuel Miranda

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In the Heights: In Concert in Washington Heights | Playbill

In the Heights: In Concert in Washington Heights | Playbill

By Adam Hetrick Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo and Tony nominees Olga Merediz and Robin de Jesús will reunite for a one-night-only concert of the Washington Heights-set musical In the Heights, which will be staged at the United Palace of Cultural Arts in February 2013. Viva Broadway, an initiative of the Broadway […]


‘In the Heights’ Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads | NYTimes

‘In the Heights’ Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads | NYTimes

By KATE TAYLOR Lin-Manuel Miranda has had a busy few years since his musical “In the Heights,” a hip-hop-infused celebration of the grit and dreams of Latino immigrants in Washington Heights, became a hit on Broadway and won a shelf full of Tony Awards. He has rapped for President Obama at the White House. He […]

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