Dancing In The Heights: From The Movie Trailer To Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Early YouTube To TikTok #InTheHeights

In The Heights: Official Trailer

In The Heights, the movie directed by Jon M. Chu of the stage show with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, both written by Quiara Alegría Hudes, is coming this summer. The official trailer was recently released and immediately inspired quite a bit of excitement online and off.

You can find out more about the stage show on Wikipedia and the upcoming movie on IMDb.

Muse Machine’s Dayton Cast of In The Heights Reacts to Movie Trailer

Reactions to the trailer were everywhere from The New York Time to YouTube. The Dayton cast of the Muse Machine production of the musical responded like, well, a bunch of kids that do musicals. And Quiara A Hudes responded right back!

But, hey, dancing. How about Lin-Manuel Miranda singing and dancing about In The Heights twelve years ago on his usnavi YouTube account!

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Heights Cool Musical Too . . . Bet On It!

And now on TikTok all sorts of dancing is breaking out #intheheights!

Here are a couple of kids that are going to be in the movie:

There’s so much more but let’s close with the “film’s trio of salon ladies Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco…alongside content creator JuanFe Castro” (via Broadway World):

See you at the movies!

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Clyde F. Smith

DanceLand founder Clyde F. Smith has a PhD in Cultural Studies from OSU and performs improvisational dance in Working Sessions.