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In The Heights: 15 So You Think You Can Dance Dancers Who Appeared In The Movie

In the Heights and So You Think You Can Dance have a lot in common, including choreographer Christopher Scott.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on ‘In the Heights’ Colorism: “We Shouldn’t Be Surprised”

It’s well known among people of color that Hollywood prefers its coffee with lots of cream, not black. That casting bias has again been exposed with the recent backlash regarding In the Heights’ ...

'In the Heights' Hits No. 1 on Billboard's Soundtracks Chart

The soundtrack album to the movie musical 'In the Heights' jumps 16-1 on Billboard’s Soundtracks chart (dated June 26).

The Generic Latinidad of “In the Heights”

In contrast to decades of dehumanizing discourse against Latino immigrants, “In the Heights” asserts that Latinos are not just labor but people with inner lives and ambitions. They may have one of the ...

‘In the Heights’ and Colorism: What Is Lost When Afro-Latinos Are Erased

The film, set in a New York neighborhood known as the Little Dominican Republic, didn’t cast dark-skinned Latinos in lead roles. Our writers discuss how that absence reverberates.

‘In The Heights’ Production Designer Nelson Coates on Neighborhood Locations and the Gravity-Defying Set

Reteaming with his Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu, production designer Nelson Coates canvassed the streets of New York’s Washington Heights to find the ideal locations for In the ...

Student Blog: What 'In the Heights' Means to Me

After finals week, I finally got to see the “In the Heights” movie and it was the best way to begin my summer, but this musical actually got my heart long ago, when I listened to the soundtrack for ...

IN THE HEIGHTS Film Soundtrack Hits #1 in the United States

Listen to the collection, which features a brand-new original song performed by the film’s stars Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace & Marc Anthony titled “Home All Summer.” ...

Upcoming Jon M. Chu Movies: What's Ahead For The In The Heights Director

Jon M. Chu will be very busy in the next couple of years, taking on many more projects with the same level of expectation, anticipation, and hope as In the Heights. Wicked alone puts a lot of pressure ...

Hollywood Is Betting Big on Musicals Despite ‘In the Heights’ Disappointment

Musicals are mounting a major return to a platform near you — nearly a dozen are set to release by the end of the year. Why are there are so many lined up? It’s both flukes of timing and market forces ...