About In The Heights

In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, Nina, a childhood friend of Usnavi’s, has returned to the neighborhood from her first year at college with surprising news for her parents, who have spent their life savings on building a better life for their daughter. Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home.

WEARY ARTS GROUP

Weary Arts Group (WAG) is dedicated to the advancement of arts education for students of all ages in the York area, as well as abroad. We believe that excellent training in the arts leads to greater leaders in all fields and careers. Comprised of artists, educators and community leaders, we recognize the power the arts has to transform a community. Through thoughtful partnership and training, we will utilize amenities offered to us by the city of York to affect the academic and social growth of our community. Building a wide range of specialty arts based classes with a “living curriculum” serves the city, county and creates a global neighborhood. This offering will allow us to be a community outreach center and safe haven for all. Arts for everyone!

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