By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2010 - 08:00
We recently caught up with composer/actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, who rocked the world of Broadway with his amazing show In the Heights—a musical about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York that incorporated hip-hop and salsa rhythms, featured an almost entirely Latino cast and wracked up four TONY Awards in 2008 (including Best Musical).
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2010 - 10:00
We sat down with actor, composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda to chat about everything from the end of his Broadway musical In the Heights to when we can expect the film adaptation to hit theaters.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/28/2010 - 15:20
Three years, four Tonys and one movie deal later, Lin-Manuel Miranda's wildly successful musical masterpiece In the Heights is ending it's run on Broadway.
It was just announced that the show would no longer run on the Great White Way and that the show's creator and original star, Lin-Manuel Miranda return for the last two weeks of the run. The last show will be on Jan. 9, 2011.
The show won the 2008 Tony award for Best Musical and will have played 29 previews and 1,185 performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre when it ends.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/21/2010 - 12:00
Are you ready for the big-screen adaptation of the Tony Award winning musical In the Heights to hit theaters near you soon? Yeah, so are we!
By Latina Staff | 06/16/2010 - 17:00
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute announced recipients of its 2010 honors that will be given at its 33rd Annual Awards Gala on September 15th in Washington, D.C, during Hispanic Heritage Month.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/23/2009 - 17:00
Can you believe it's been 10 years since people were freaking out over Y2K? As we head into a new decade, we thought it would be a great time to reflect on our favorite moments between 2000 and now. We have to hang on to the good times so that they can inspire us and offer hope for a promising future. Here's our little stroll down memory lane...
Mariela Rosario and Shani Saxon-Parrish
By Mariela Rosario | 12/15/2009 - 17:00
Could we be any more psyched about this?!? I think not! Word on the street is that Kenny Ortega (of High School Musical and This Is It fame) has been hired by Universal Pictures to helm the big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's ground breaking musical, In the Heights.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/14/2009 - 17:25
Have you ever had a roommate who just wouldn’t shut up no matter how many times you asked? That’s Dr. Greg House’s (Hugh Laurie) problem (well, one of his problems) on the phenomenal sixth season of House, premiering Sept. 21 on Fox.
By Mariela Rosario | 05/13/2009 - 17:00
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the 2008 Tony award-winning musical In the Heights, was on hand last night as President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the first ever Poetry Slam to be held at the White House.
By Monica Herrera | 03/03/2009 - 13:20
The good news keeps pouring in for Lin-Manuel Miranda. On the heels of leaving his Tony-winning hit, In the Heights, to focus on new projects, the musical theater savant has inked a development deal with Dreamworks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda) to help create animated musical films.