STAGE TUBE: Watch the IN THE HEIGHTS Concert Encore - From the STAGE!
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by Stage Tube
Viva Broadway, an initiative of the Broadway League, in collaboration with 5000 Broadway Productions and the United Palace of Cultural Arts presented In The Heights: In Concert, a special, one-night only benefit concert at the United Palace of Cultural Arts in Washington Heights last night, February 11. Cast member Arielle Jacobs filmed the encore, 'Carnaval,' from onstage and you can check out the high-energy finale below!
Joining composer-lyricist and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda on stage were original Broadway cast members Christopher Jackson, Karen Olivo, Olga Merediz, Robin De Jesus, Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea Burns,Seth Stewart, Janet Dacal, and Eliseo Roman. Rick Negron and Natalie Toro, from the In The Heights Broadway run and 1st National Tour respectively, filled out the principal roles.
After a six-month, award-winning off-Broadway run in 2007, In the Heights began previews on Broadway Feb. 14, 2008. The musical opened on Broadway March 9, 2008, and recouped its $10 million investment in ten months. It concluded its Broadway run Jan. 9, 2011, after 1,185 performances. In the Heights earned Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Original Score, as well as Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman).