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VIRTUAL: Launch for Lin Manuel-Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes & Jeremy McCarter / In the Heights: Finding Home

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Booksmith is thrilled to co-present Lin Manuel-MirandaQuiara Alegría Hudes and Jeremy McCarter for the virtual launch of In the Heights: Finding Home.

Join Miranda, Hudes, and McCarter for what is sure to be an unforgettable conversation on creativity, community, and finding home. This is your chance to hear directly from the creative team behind the timeless story of how one neighborhood—Washington Heights—can speak to the world.

Please note:
> Tickets are available here.
> Each ticket includes admission to this exclusive event, a hardcover copy of In the Heights: Finding Home (normally $40) and complimentary postage anywhere in the US.
> Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
> Please contact events@booksmith.com with any questions.

About the book

In 2008, In the Heights, a new musical from up-and-coming young artists, electrified Broadway. The show’s vibrant mix of Latin music and hip-hop captured life in Washington Heights, the Latino neighborhood in upper Manhattan. It won four Tony Awards and became an international hit, delighting audiences around the world. For the film version, director Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) brought the story home, filming its spectacular dance numbers on location in Washington Heights. That’s where Usnavi, Nina, and their neighbors chase their dreams and ask a universal question: Where do I belong?

In the Heights: Finding Home reunites Miranda with Jeremy McCarter, co-author of Hamilton: The Revolution, and Quiara Alegría Hudes, the Pulitzer Prize–winning librettist of the Broadway musical and screenwriter of the film. They do more than trace the making of an unlikely Broadway smash and a major motion picture: They give readers an intimate look at the decades-long creative life of In the Heights.

Like Hamilton: The Revolution, the book offers untold stories, perceptive essays, and the lyrics to Miranda’s songs—complete with his funny, heartfelt annotations. It also features newly commissioned portraits and never-before-seen photos from backstage, the movie set, and productions around the world.

This is the story of characters who search for a home—and the artists who created one.

Please note:
> Tickets are available here.
> Each ticket includes admission to this exclusive event, a hardcover copy of In the Heights: Finding Home (normally $40) and complimentary postage anywhere in the US.
> Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
> Please contact events@booksmith.com with any questions.

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
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The Booksmith
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415-863-8688
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