GOOD COMPANY THEATRE PRESENTS BLOCKBUSTER MUSICAL “IN THE HEIGHTS”
AUGUST 11 – 21 | THURSDAY – SATURDAY & MONDAY | 8PM
OGDEN, UT—Good Company Theatre is proud to present the vibrant, award-winning musical In The Heights by Broadway phenom Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tony Award winner Quiara Alegría Hudes. Change pulses through Washington Heights – a Latino neighborhood in New York City – as the summer heat swelters. Usnavi watches over his shop as people from the block go on with their lives. Daniela and Vanessa work the salon, Nina is on break from her studies at Stanford, and Abuela Claudia offers encouragement to passersby from her stoop. When someone buys a $96,000 lotto ticket from the bodega, everyone buzzes with dreams of a better future. Told through exuberant Latin
and Hip-Hop infused songs, and energetic dance numbers, In The Heights is a universal story of community and hope.
“In The Heights is the musical we need this year,” says Good Company Theatre Founder and Co-Director Alicia Washington. “Infectious music tells a lively, poignant story about immigrants in search of their own version of the American Dream.” “Ogden Amphitheater is the ideal location to present In The Heights,” enthuses Good Company
Theatre co-director Camille Washington. “This area is home to the second highest Hispanic population in the state, and our production features local actors from this community. Rarely does theatre and life intermingle in such a meaningful way.”
Austin Archer serves as Director and Choreographer. Ginger Bess Simons serves as Musical Director. The show features performances by Gray Aydelot (Benny), Jacob Barnes (Usnavi), Liz Corona (Daniela), Pedro Flores (Sonny), Tamara Howell (Abuela Claudia), Aaliyah Jenks (Vanessa), and Becca Lichfield (Nina), among others. A full cast list can be found at www.goodcotheatre.com.
In The Heights runs August 11-21, Thursdays-Saturdays and Mondays at 8pm at Ogden Amphitheater. Doors open at 7:30pm. This show features loud music, and some mild adult situations and language. It is recommended for general audiences. Tickets are available for $15/$20 (general/reserved) at www.goodcotheatre.com and at the door before each performance.
“A groundbreaking 21st-century musical. This extraordinary blend of old and new pushed the sound of Broadway deeper into new territory.”
-New York Magazine
“Blending hip-hop, rap, jazz, pop, salsa, and merengue, this buoyant musical also nods reverently to the traditions of the show tune.”
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