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Vanessa Hudgens to Star in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In the Heights' in D.C.

Vanessa Hudgens to Star in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In the Heights' in D.C.

Vanessa Hudgens will return to the theatre in a production of the musical In the Heights at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

The 29-year-old actress will play the role of Vanessa, a character originated by Karen Olivo on Broadway.

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote and starred in the Broadway musical in 2008 and his role of Usnavi will played by newcomer Joshua Grosso.

Also in the cast are Ana Villafane as Nina, J Quinton Johnson as Benny, Eden Espinosa as Daniela, Mateo Ferro as Sonny, Saundra Santiago as Abuela Claudia, Virgil Gadson as Graffiti Pete, and Arianna Rosario as Carla. Original Broadway cast members Blanca Camacho, Rick Negron, and Eliseo Roman will play Camila, Kevin and Piragua Guy, according to THR.

The production will only have seven performances from March 21-25, so get your tickets now!

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  • rainbow2

    Good for Vanessa and the cast!

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