In The Heights is currently booking at the King's Cross Theatre to 30th October 2016. The musical has music and lyrics by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Dex Lee, who was in the original cast at the Southwark Playhouse, will take over as Benny after Joe Aaron Reid plays his final performance on 17th July. Former understudy Gabriela Garcia recently took over as Nina full-time.
The current cast also includes Christine Allado as Vanessa, Norma Atallah as Abuela, David Bedella as Kevin, Johnny Bishop as Graffiti Pete, Josie Benson as Camila, Vas Constanti as Piragua Guy/Kevin, Sam Mackay as Usnavi, Sarah Naudi as Carla, Cleve September as Sonny and Philippa Stefani as Daniela.
Completing the cast are Jocasta Almgill, Courtney-Mae Briggs, Michael Cortez, Raffaello Covino, Kimmy Edwards, Reiss Hinds, Ryan Reid and Spin.
The London production premiered at the Southwark Playhouse in
2014 before transferring to the King's Cross Theatre the following year- It
is directed by Luke Sheppard with choreography by Drew McOnie and
musical supervision by Tom Deering.