"In the Heights" is the new musical drama, directed by Jon M. Chu, adapting the stage play by Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda, starring Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV and Jimmy Smits, opening in theaters, plus streaming on HBO Max June 11, 2021:
"...lights up on Washington Heights. The scent of a 'cafecito caliente' hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community.
"At the intersection of it all is ''bodega owner Usnavi (Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life..."
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