In The Heights

Kings Cross Theatre

In The Heights

03 Oct 2015 - 08 Jan 2017

Pro reviewers rating
7 reviews

4.1 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
1 reviews

5.0 out of 5.0

Welcome to Washington Heights, where life's a struggle but the streets are jumping to the irresistible rhythms of love, passion, hopes and dreams. 

A thrilling evening of unforgettable songs and amazing choreography infused with the scorching rhythms and vibrant energy of a Manhattan heatwave. A word-of-mouth sensation on Broadway, this smash-hit, Tony Award-winning musical is a joyously uplifting tale of young love in a community on the brink of change, set in one bustling neighbourhood where everyone knows everybody, and the breeze carries the sweet sounds of three generations of music.

Closes 8 January 2017.


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“A musical that wears its heart on its sleeve and its feet, providing an evening of giddy musical and dance pleasures. ”

Mark Shenton (The Stage, London Theatre, Express)

“Joyous Latino rapping, hip-hop musical... has blazed back to life... Ravishing ensemble numbers... Some electrifying sequences. ”

Michael Coveney (What's on Stage, The Stage, Independent)

“Remains colourful, refreshing and full of Puerta Rican zing... Vigorously sexy choreography... You’re irresistibly caught up. ”

Time Out (Other reviewers)

“A teeming slice of life in the Hispanic barrio of New York’s Washington Heights, with an intoxicating hip-hop and Latin score. ”

Sam Marlowe (The Times, The Stage, Time Out, Arts Desk)

“Utterly huggable and thrillingly exuberant... Hugely talented cast... Electrifying choreography... Brilliantly enjoyable. ”

Lyn Gardner (The Guardian)

“Spicy, gossipy portrait of a Hispanic community... Sharp lyrics... Pulsating choreography... Soul as well as plenty of sizzle. ”

Henry Hitchings (Evening Standard)

“Compelling score... breakneck choreography... an enchanting cast... spirited direction. ”

Michael Arditti (Express)

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