Will Wingfield, a contestant on FOX-TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, will take over the role of Graffiti Pete in the Broadway musical In the Heights, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, beginning on August 26. He replaces Seth Stewart in the role.
The show 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, In the Heights is about a vibrant and tight-knit community at the top of the island of Manhattan, and focuses on 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 is the winner of four 2008 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
The principal cast currently also features Andrea Burns, Janet Dacal, Robin De Jesús, Mandy Gonzalez, Marcy Harriell, Christopher Jackson, Priscilla Lopez, Olga Merediz, Javier Muñoz, and Rick Negrón. The ensemble includes Tony Chiroldes, Dwayne Clark, Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Afra Hines, Marcus Paul James, Nina Lafarga, Doreen Montalvo, Eliseo Román, Gabrielle Ruiz, Luis Salgado, Kevin Santos, Michael Balderrama, Blanca Camacho, Stephanie Klemons, José-Luis Lopez, Antuan Raimone, Alejandra Reyes, and Jon Rua.
For more information visit www.intheheightsthemusical.com.