Musical Theatre Study Guide: In the Heights

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Musical Theatre Study Guide: In the Heights
Musical Theatre Study Guide: In the Heights
Musical Theatre Study Guide: In the Heights
Musical Theatre Study Guide: In the Heights
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The In the Heights study guide was created specifically for actors, directors, designers, and creative team members in order to breakdown the script and supply supplemental information about the context of the show. This resource can be used inside the drama/theatre classroom or in the rehearsal room with your production of In the Heights.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Musical Theatre
3 Historical Importance
4 Book - Quiara Alegría Hudes
6 Music & Lyrics - Lin-Manuel Miranda
8 Production History, Awards, & Recognition

Washington Heights
9 History of Washington Heights
10 Major Ethnic Groups in Washington Heights
12 Population Information for Inwood and Washington Heights
13 Economic Context for Inwood and Washington Heights
15 Places & Events in Washington Heights
17 Timeline of Hispanic Immigration to New York City

Populations of Color
19 Latino/as in the United States
21 Latino/as in New York City
23 Latino/as in Higher Education
24 Latino/as Business Owners in the United States
25 Second-Generation Latino/as in the United States
26 Immigrant Impact in the American Economy

Context to the World of the Play
27 Blackouts
30 Stanford University
31 Latino/as Business Owners
32 Major Businesses in Washington Heights
34 Interview with Washington Heights Bodega Owner
38 Fourth of July
40 New York Take Five Lotto
41 July Weather in NYC
42 Overview of Gentrification
43 Public Transportation to Washington Heights
44 Cost References
45 Sugar Can Farms
45 Fire Hydrants

Script Analysis
47 Language
48 Music & Dance
49 Libretto/Score Vocabulary

Further Resources
53 Visual Images
54 References for Further Readings

The study guide was created by production dramaturgs Joshua Streeter and Madilynn Garcia in conjunction with University of Texas at Austin's 2013 production in Austin, TX.

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Musical Theatre Study Guide: In the Heights
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