Janet Dacal, Marcy Harriell, Corbin Bleu, and David Del Rio
(© Tristan Fuge)
Janet Dacal, Marcy Harriell, Corbin Bleu, and David Del Rio
(© Tristan Fuge)
Corbin Bleu, best known for playing Chad Danforth in Disney's High School Musical franchise, celebrated his official opening night in the Broadway musical In the Heights on Tuesday, February 23.

The 2008 Tony Award winner for best musical, playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, is directed by Thomas Kail, with choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler. Featuring music and lyrics by Lin Manuel Miranda, and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, the musical focuses on the tight-knit community at the top of the island of Manhattan and the hopes and dreams of three generations as they struggle to forge an identity in a neighborhood on the brink of transition.

The cast also includes Andréa Burns as Daniela, Janet Dacal as Nina, David Del Rio as Sonny, Marcy Harriell as Vanessa, Christopher Jackson as Benny, Priscilla Lopez as Camila, Olga Merediz as Abuela Claudia, and Rick Négron as Kevin.

The company also features Courtney Reed, William B. Wingfield, Tony Chiroldes, Dwayne Clark, Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Marcus Paul James, Nina Lafarga, Jennifer Locke, Doreen Montalvo, Noah Rivera, Eliseo Roman, Gabrielle Ruiz, Luis Salgado, Rickey Tripp, Michael Balderrama, Blanca Camacho, Afra Hines, Allison Thomas Lee, Alejandra Reyes, Jon Rua, and Marcos Santana.

For further information, visit www.intheheightsthemusical.com.

For TheaterMania's review of Corbin Bleu in In the Heights, click here.