Kankakee Valley Theatre Association is thrilled to present In The Heights, an
energetic and heart-warming musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-
winning creator of Hamilton.
In The Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner
bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries
the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of
change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can
be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave
In The Heights broke new ground on Broadway in 2008 with its salsa rhythms,
Latin pop sounds, and rapped lyrics of the show that helped it quickly win
national recognition, winning that year’s Tony® award for Best Musical.
“Blending hip-hop, rap, jazz, pop, salsa and merengue, this buoyant musical
also nods reverently to the traditions of the show tune…the musical's plucky
marriage of youthful freshness and lovingly old-fashioned craft is hard to
In The Heights will be presented Saturday, April 29, at 7:00 pm; Sunday, April
30, at 2:00 pm; Saturday, May 6, at 7:00 pm; and Sunday, May 7, at 2:00 pm at
Lincoln Cultural Center, 240 Warren Ave. Kankakee. Tickets are available
online at KVTA.org or by calling the box office at 815-935-8510.