In the Heights


A really handsome angel treated me to a stage play which I saw today. The name of the play is In the Heights. All I knew about it was that it was a musical with Salsa and Hip Hop. The storyline, I had no clue at all.


They did not have a photo wall like Sweet Charity but they did have a lot of souvenir items for sale. I got the ref magnet after the show.





I loved this show. As much as I love Sweet Charity, In the Heights was something I was able to relate to. I literally had tears in my eyes on two separate occasions.

I could connect with the Mom because she wanted to reassure her daughter that when there are problems, all she had to do was to come home. I could connect with the female lead because she felt that she was letting everyone down and because she fell in love with the wrong man. I could connect with dreams and wanting to see them through but encountering a lot of obstacles.

Here are some of the scenes from the play. Photos are lifted from here.







A write up about it lifted from the same article.

" In the Heights, a Broadway musical that presents a portrait of the Hispanic community in Washington Heights, Manhattan, runs at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City until Sunday, September 18.
 
Audiences can expect hip-hop, salsa, soul and merengue (music and dance from the Dominican Republic) musical numbers from its Tony Award-winning score." 


I  love the song Breathe because it reminds me that amidst all the chaos and clutter in one's life, one has to remember to Breathe. 


Kudos to the cast! I loved the show.

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8 comments:

  1. i miss watching stage plays....i haven't since a decade ago gosh! i bet it's a refreshing feeling to watch this :)
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  2. SO glad you enjoyed IN THE HEIGHTS! It was truly a great show!

    We'd like to invite you to watch another amazing show that has created a buzz since last March.

    NEXT TO NORMAL returns to Manila.

    We'd like to invite you to watch on our show date, FRIDAY OCTOBER 14th at 8:00pm.

    For more information:
    text 0915 7161459
    email ticketactors@gmail.com
    visit www.wix.com/ticketactors/home

    Don't miss the chance to watch this amazing show!!

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  3. SO glad you enjoyed IN THE HEIGHTS! It was truly a great show!

    We'd like to invite you to watch another amazing show that has created a buzz since last March.

    NEXT TO NORMAL returns to Manila.

    We'd like to invite you to watch on our show date, FRIDAY OCTOBER 14th at 8:00pm.

    For more information:
    text 0915 7161459
    email ticketactors@gmail.com
    visit www.wix.com/ticketactors/home

    Don't miss the chance to watch this amazing show!!

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  4. It is my dream to watch a stage play. A real stage play talaga, and not something that our school requires us to do (read: Noli Me Tangere). Since I am from the province medyo wala talagang plays dito. Oh well..

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  5. Now, I'm curious about who that handsome angel is... :)

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  6. I love this musical also. And yes, "Breathe" is one of my faves. Also, "Inutil" by the father. So touching.

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  7. @ jona: they are showing Next to Normal once more this October. Tara!

    @ mars: sayang!

    @ pepper: See Mr Jones entry ... that's the gorgeous angel

    @ tago fabric: ay oo, I almost cried

    @ ticketactors: definitely watching ... can't on that date since I have work till 10pm. =(

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  8. Sweet Charity was produced by 9 Works, kaya they don't have their poster...

    and In the Heights was produced by Atlantis.

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