Nearly the entire original Broadway cast of In the Heights has announced that they will come together to sing in a one-night concert production of In The Heights on February 11 at the United Palace of Cultural Arts in Washington Heights. Returning original cast members include Christopher Jackson (Memphis), Tony Award winner Karen Olivo (West Side Story), Tony Award winner Olga Merediz (Mamma Mia!), Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (La Cage aux Folles), Mandy Gonzalez (Wicked), Andrea Burns (The Full Monty), Seth Stewart (Sweet Charity), Janet Dacal (Wonderland), and Eliseo Roman (Leap of Faith), with Rick Negron (In the Heights) and Natalie Toro (In the Heights first national tour) filling out the principal roles.
Original Broadway ensemble members Doreen Montalvo, Tony Chiroldes, Nina LaFarga, Rosie Lani Friedelman, Afra Hines, Javier Munoz, Luis Salgado, Shawn Taylor-Corbett, Rickey Tripp, Michael Balderama, Blanca Camacho, Rogelio Douglas, Jr., and Stephanie Klemons will also be returning for the concert.
For more information about this benefit concert, click here.
For a reminder of how epic In the Heights is, revisit this flash mob the show sprung on Lin-Manuel Miranda when it started its Los Angeles run:
Don't show this again.