At the end of the musical, he decides to stay in Washington Heights despite feeling a setback to his home.
In The Heights opened in Broadway in 2008 and won multiple Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score.
While Miranda is now best known for Hamilton-or one of his many other projects including Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, and His Dark Materials-In The Heights put the creator on the map.
The movie focuses on a mostly Hispanic neighborhood in New York City and centers around a bodega owner named Usnavi.
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In The Heights dances into theaters on June 26, 2020. Besides Ramos as Usnavi, Corey Hawkins is taxi dispatcher Benny, Leslie Grace, and Melissa Barrera are performing as Nina and Vanessa.
Fans of the Broadway show will find plenty of similarities between the feature film and the musical in the trailer, but unlike the original production, the film adaptation ties in themes from today's social and political climate for a modern re-telling.
The movie also stars Dascha Polanco from Orange Is the New Black, Stephanie Beatriz from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Broadway legend Daphne Rubin-Vega, and The West Wing's Jimmy Smits. He, hence, became the major competitor of Mister Softee. In his short 39 years of life, Miranda has received three Tony Awards, three Grammy awards, an Emmy award, a Pulitzer Prize, and an Oscar nomination. Later, Miranda created another musical blockbuster, Hamilton.
Also seems In the heights (2020) will address the anxieties felt by immigrant communities under our current administration.