New York Times “The View From Uptown: American Dreaming to a Latin Beat”

Article by CHARLES ISHERWOOD, Published March 10, 2008

“Correction Appended

It has been lamented in certain circles that they don’t make Broadway musical stars the way they used to. We’ll not see the likes of Ethel Merman again. Or Mary Martin or John Raitt. Or, for that matter, Patti LuPone or Mandy Patinkin.

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USA Today “In the Heights Stands Tall”

Article by Elysa Gardner

Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, 28, who also wrote the music and lyrics and stars in it, the show focuses on a group of Latin Americans living and struggling in Manhattan’s Washington Heights and features a score that blends Latin, pop and hip-hop textures. Most of the characters are young, and some of them rap.

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