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NCT's home-grown production of In the Heights runs Oct. 16-21 (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

NCT’s Joyfully Staged In the Heights Features Soaring Vocals and Intricate Choreography

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the master of Broadway rap-battles, would probably appreciate the irony of two of his shows dueling it out in the Triangle theater arena. But luckily for those who were not fortunate enough to win the lottery for tickets to the wildly popular Hamilton, playing Nov. 6-Dec. 2 at the Durham Performing Arts Center,… Read More ›

NCT's home-grown production of In the Heights runs Oct. 16-21 (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Gorgeous Sets and Outstanding Voices Make In the Heights at NCT a Feast for the Eye and Ear

This North Carolina Theatre‘s production of In the Heights comes to us from Lin-Manuel Miranda, the man-of-the-moment and Broadway darling responsible for the smash Broadway hit Hamilton. That show is apparently sold out on Broadway for the next few years, or thereabouts. While the touring production of Hamilton will play the Durham Performing Arts CenterRead More ›

NCT Kicks Off Its 2018-19 Season with Multiple Tony Award® Winner In the Heights

The North Carolina Theatre will kick off its invigorating 2018-19 season with a high-octane production of the Tony Award®-winning 2007 Off-Broadway and 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights, directed and choreographed by Michael Balderrama, on Oct. 16-21 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of downtown… Read More ›

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Students Tackle 2008 Tony® Winner “In the Heights” on Aug. 8-11

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Master Summer Theatre Arts School will present a youth-theater production of the Tony Award®-winning 2007 Off-Broadway and 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights, directed and choreographed by dance department head Tito Hernandez, on Aug. 8-11 3043 Barrow Dr. in north Raleigh, NC. Originally conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show features… Read More ›

Lexi Lawson as Vanessa and Joseph Morales as Usnavi in "In the Heights" (photo © Chelsea Lauren)

DPAC Scores Again with “In the Heights”

A high-octane national tour, with exuberant musical staging by director Thomas Kail and choreographer by Andy Blankenbuehler and zesty accompaniment by music supervisor Alex Lacamoire and cohorts, hits on all cylinders as it celebrates the Latino immigrant experience in the Washington Heights section of New York City.