Musicals staring with letter I

In the Heights


Set in a largely Dominican-American neighbourhood of Washington Heights New York and taking place over the course of three days In the Heights gives an insight into a vibrant community and the lives of its inhabitants. The score is Latin Hip-Hop infused and the show’s themes are identity, community and family. The show was conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the music and lyrics and also starred in the show. The show won four Tony Awards when it premiered on Broadway. The production was generally well received although the book by Quiara Alegria Hudes was criticised. The UK premiere of More >

Into the Woods


Into the Woods had its Broadway première in 1987, featuring a score by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The show has gone on to be one of the most revived of the composer’s work in both New York and London, with countless regional and amateur productions around the world. Loosely based on Bruno Bettelheim’s ‘The Uses of Enchantment’,  the show weaves together a collection of Fairy Tale characters who come together to journey ‘into the woods’ to find their ‘ever after’. As the characters finish Act One with the resolution of their tales, Act Two highlights the problems that occur More >

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