Star Watching: In The Heights

Jun 6, 2012

For the second half of this Wednesday's Central Standard, a look at the touring Broadway musical making its last stop in Kansas City.

In the Heights tells the story of the community within a single block of Washington Heights, from the corner bodega with light sweet coffee, to the family-run taxi stand, and to the beauty salon full of gossip and hair gel. The show began as an original musical conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda during his sophomore year at Wesleyan University, and won 4 Tony Awards in 2008 including Best Musical.

GUESTS:
Tauren Hagans, who plays Daniela, the outrageous owner of the salon where the neighborhood girls gossip
Katherine Brady, who plays Carla, who works at Daniela's salon

SEE IT YOURSELF:
The show runs through Sunday, June 10th at the Starlight Theatre. Showings begin at 8pm. For more info call (816) 363-7827 or visit their website.