Benji Santiago, Alex Joseph Grayson, Karmine Alers, More Cast in Muny In the Heights | Playbill

Regional News Benji Santiago, Alex Joseph Grayson, Karmine Alers, More Cast in Muny In the Heights

William Carlos Angulo will direct Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' Tony-winning musical.

Benji Santiago, Alex Joseph Grayson, and Karmine Alers

Initial casting has been announced for the Muny premiere of the Tony-winning In the Heights, which will be presented August 9–15 on the James S. McDonnell Stage in Forest Park, Missouri.

Directed and choreographed by William Carlos Angulo, the cast will be led by Benji Santiago as Usnavi, Ariana Burks as Nina, Alex Joseph Grayson as Benny, Alysia Velez as Vanessa, Nancy Ticotin as Abuela Claudia, Miguel Gil as Sonny, Martín Solá as Kevin, Karmine Alers as Camila, Darilyn Castillo as Daniela, and Marlene Fernandez as Carla.

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With a score by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegría Hudes, the Washington Heights-set In the Heights played 29 previews and 1,184 regular performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre March 9, 2008–January 9, 2011. The production was nominated for 13 2008 Tony Awards, winning four, including  Best Musical.

The upcoming production will also have music direction by conductor Roberto Sinha. Additional casting and creative team members will be announced.

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The Telsey Office is the casting partner of The Muny.

The Muny artistic staff includes Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson and Associate Artistic Director Michael Baxter. The production manager is Tracy Utzmyers, and the music supervisor is Michael Horsley.

The 2024 summer season at The Muny includes Les Misérables (June 17-23), Dreamgirls (June 27-July 3), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (July 8-16), Fiddler on the Roof (July 19-25), Waitress (July 30-August 5), In the Heights (August 9-15), and Anything Goes (August 19-25).


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