In The Heights: El Suenito
In this special limited podcast series, creator and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda, of Hamilton and In the Heights fame, chats with host Eva Longoria about his musical turned movie, In the Heights. Quiara Alegría Hudes (writer/producer) and Alex Lacamoire (executive music producer) join this in-depth conversation about the inspiration for In the Heights and how it went from the stage to the screen. Episodes immerse listeners into the genesis of Miranda’s first hit production, that he wrote when he was 19 years old, about his childhood neighborhood near Washington Heights, NY. He describes the familiar sounds, people, community and culture he called home. The feeling of home being one of the central themes of In the Heights. Naturally, the conversation digs deep into the music. The fusion of hip-hop and Latin beats, a first for any musical. Miranda shares a demo of one of his early songs from In the Heights, that illustrates the evolution of sound from its beginning stages to the current movie soundtrack. Experience the journey of the making of In the Heights the movie.