Saturday, July 4

Casting announced for In The Heights at Kings Cross Theatre

Updated 2nd September:
The cast has just been announced for the King's Cros transfer: David Bedella as Kevin,Josie Benson as Camila, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as Daniela, Sam Mackay as Usnavi, Sarah Naudi as Carla and Eve Polycarpou as Abuela.

They are joined by Jade Ewen as Vanessa, Lily Frazer as Nina, Antoine Murray-Straughan as Graffiti Pete, Joe Aaron Reid as Benny and Cleve September as Sonny.

The cast also includes Jocasta Almgill,
Courtney-Mae Briggs, Michael Cortez, Gabriela Garcia, Reiss Hinds, Alexandra  Sarmiento and Spin

Updated 9th July: It has just been announced that In the Heights with a run at the King's Cross Theatre,  from 3rd October to 1st November .

King’s Cross Theatre is a brand new purpose built theatre at King’s Cross Station. The Railway Children which has just extended its run until 3rd January 2015 and will continue to play in rep with In The Heights. It  will also be opening a late night bar to coincide with the run of In The Heights, opening an hour before every performance until late, with live music and DJs after certain performances. Casting to be announced.

Book tickets for In The Heights with prices starting at just starting at £19.50, with a selection of best seats available for Under 25s at a special rate of £15 at every performance.

Producers have now  confirmed rumours that the smash-hit UK debut production of In the Heights is to return to a central London venue this autumn following its sell-out success at the Southwark Playhouse last year with a cast including  Sam Mackay, Nathan Amzi, David Bedella and Victoria Hamilton Barritt. The show won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical and was nominated for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Featuring music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, In The Heights is described  as "an exhilarating journey into Washington Heights, one of Manhattan's most vibrant communities".

The UK premiere  last summer was  produced by Runaway Entertainment and Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd, and  directed by Luke Sheppard with choreography from Drew McOnie.

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