Lin-Manuel Miranda
(© Tristan Fuge)
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(© Tristan Fuge)
The Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights will play its final performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway on January 9. The production, directed by Thomas Kail and featuring choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, will have played 1,185 regular performances.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical's creator, original star, and composer, will reprise his performance as Usnavi for the final 19 performances, beginning December 25.

The show, which has a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, 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.

In The Heights currently stars Jordin Sparks, Kyle Beltran, Andréa Burns, Marcy Harriell, Priscilla Lopez, Olga Merediz, Rick Négron, Clifton Oliver, Courtney Reed, Jon Rua and Shaun Taylor-Corbett with Sharona D'Ornellas, Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Rubén Flores, Marcus Paul James, Jennifer Locke, Doreen Montalvo, Noah Rivera, Eliseo Román, Gabrielle Ruiz, Marcos Santana, Rickey Tripp, Willis White, Michael Balderrama, Blanca Camacho, Allison Thomas Lee, Alejandra Reyes, Alicia Taylor Tomasko and Daniel J. Watts.

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