The eagerly awaited follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new book gives readers an extraordinary inside look at In the Heights, his breakout Broadway debut, written with Quiara Alegría Hudes, soon to be a Hollywood blockbuster.
In 2008, In the Heights, a new musical from up-and-coming young artists, electrified Broadway. The show’s vibrant mix of Latin music and hip-hop captured life in Washington Heights, the Latino neighborhood in upper Manhattan. It won four Tony Awards and became an international hit, delighting audiences around the world. For the film version, director Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) brought the story home, filming its spectacular dance numbers on location in Washington Heights. That’s where Usnavi, Nina, and their neighbors chase their dreams and ask a universal question: Where do I belong?
In the Heights: Finding Home reunites Miranda with Jeremy McCarter, co-author of Hamilton: The Revolution, and Quiara Alegría Hudes, the Pulitzer Prize–winning librettist of the Broadway musical and screenwriter of the film. They do more than trace the making of an unlikely Broadway smash and a major motion picture: They give readers an intimate look at the decades-long creative life of In the Heights.
Like Hamilton: The Revolution, the book offers untold stories, perceptive essays, and the lyrics to Miranda’s songs—complete with his funny, heartfelt annotations. It also features newly commissioned portraits and never-before-seen photos from backstage, the movie set, and productions around the world.
This is the story of characters who search for a home—and the artists who created one.
On June 15, there will be a Zoom Virtual event with the authors organized by publisher, Random House. This virtual event will take place on Tuesday, June 15 from 8:00-9:00 pm. ET and will be hosted by Random House on Zoom. ADLE International one of the independent bookstores organizers has bundled this event with “one book, one ticket” model which includes a copy of in “The Heights”, ISBN – 9780593229590 on sale: June 15, 2021.
Ticket Cost: US$40.00 includes online zoom event and hardcover book. Fees, Taxes and Book shipping are additional. ADLE International one of the independent bookstores organizers has bundled this event with “one book, one ticket” model which includes a copy of in “The Heights”, ISBN – 9780593229590 on sale: June 15, 2021. On June 13 , approx. 48 hours before June 15, you can click on the Webinar page and click on the link to join the Cloud HD Video Meeting link with the ID and passcode for you to join.
For tickets you can go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/x/in-the-heights-virtual-book-launch-tickets-152925894467
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