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In the Heights

May 31 - July 2

Topfer Theatre

This groundbreaking, vibrant musical won the Tony Award for Best Musical for Lin-Manuel Miranda and his dynamic creative team behind Broadway’s most talked about breakout hit Hamilton. Set in NYC’s Washington Heights, this “Upper West Side Story” dazzles with sizzling song and dance, as the hopes, romances, and dreams of a community ignite over the July 4th weekend. Joyous, infectious, and moving!
Recommendation: Ten and up.
Run Time: Approximately two hours and 45 minutes including intermission.

Executive Producers

Maria and Eric Groten


Cindy and John Greenwood

Leading Sponsors

Alice Dendinger Alliance Group

Supporting Sponsors


Production Team

Michael Balderrama
Director and Choreographer
Greer Gisy
Associate Director and Choreographer
Logan Floyd
Assistant to the Choreographer
Allen Robertson
Music Director
Anna Louizos
Scenic Designer
Scott Westervelt
Costume Designer
Serret Jensen
Hair and Makeup Designer
Sarah Maines
Lighting Designer
Miriah Borden
Lighting Design Assistant
Craig Brock
Sound Designer
Steve Baglio
Properties Designer
Megan Barrett *
Stage Manager

The Cast

Allen Robertson
Key 1/Conductor
*AEA Member
**United Scenic Artists
***Stage Directors and Choreographers Society


Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda 
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
Conceived By Lin-Manuel Miranda
Directed by Michael Balderrama
Musical Direction by Allen Robertson


"A groundbreaking 21st-century musical. This extraordinary blend of old and new pushes the sound of Broadway even deeper into fresh territory. It's one of the most satisfying musicals in years." — New York Magazine

"A big, pulsing power surge of a show, igniting a new energy source for musical theater.” — Newsday

"In the Heights represents change on Broadway: It's contemporary, heartfelt and full of hope." — Time

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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

ZACH Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization located in Austin, Texas.

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