Why ‘In the Heights’ made these 5 major changes to the story

Ashley Lee | Los Angeles Times
Posted 6/10/21

The plot lines of the movie “In the Heights” are slightly different from those of the beloved Broadway musical, which ran for nearly 1,200 performances and won four Tony Awards in 2008. With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a script by Quiara Alegria Hudes, it zooms in on the close-knit Latino community of the titular Upper Manhattan neighborhood.

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