“The energy it gives off could light up the George Washington Bridge for a year or two.”
– The New York Times
In the Heights
A sizzling musical from the creator of Hamilton!
Winner of 4 Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton) Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical takes us to New York’s vibrant Washington Heights, where the air is filled with the sounds of salsa, merengue, soul, hip-hop, and R&B. It’s a community on the brink of change, where a tight-knit group of friends and neighbors struggles to achieve their dreams.
Produced in association with Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
Music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Directed by May Adrales
Music direction by Eugenio A. Vargas
Choreographed by William Carlos Angulo
In the Heights is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals.
Approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one intermission.
Who's WhoView the Cast & Creative Team
Join us for brief informational talks at 6:55 p.m. before every weeknight performance on the U.S. Bank Main Stage. Does not include preview performances
Post-show discussions with cast and crew follow matinee performances on Sept. 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 and Oct. 3, 5, 8, 10 & 12.
Audio Described - September 15, 2 p.m.
Sign Interpreted - September 19, 7:30 p.m.
Open Captioned - September 28, 2 p.m.
We are committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to all of our patrons.
Recommended for ages 10 and up. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory. This show contains haze, strobe-like effects, and mild profanity.
Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at 11 a.m.
*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.
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Join us for a pre-show happy hour with Freddy Vilches, Portland musician and Lewis & Clark College Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, featuring live music with instruments from the Latin America diaspora and discussions about specific rhythms and musical traditions utilized in our production of In the Heights.Learn More
Please join us for a post-show talk back for In the Heights with David Martinez, Deputy Director for Internal Operations for Latino Network, Verónika Núñez, Senior Learning and Community Engagement Specialist at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) and actor, in conversation with Joaquin Lopez, Unid@s Program Coordinator at Latino Network.
Join us for an In the Heights pre-show reception and performance featuring Portland-based BRAVO Youth Orchestras. Enjoy this special showcase of youth orchestral musicians as they display their talents as a collaborative and supportive community.Learn More