Travel ‘In The Heights’ For Great Music But Confusing Writing


by The Federalist

The Federalist— 'In the Heights' wastes its gorgeous score and likable characters on confusing plots and motivations in an odd adaptation of a spectacular musical by 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Reason.com—In the Heights Is a Charming Musical About Immigration and Entrepreneurship. I have a confession to make. I have never seen Hamilton. Indeed, not only have I never seen Hamilton, I do not particularly care for most musicals (with a few notable exceptions), or dancing, or stage-style bare-your-soul, explain-your-thoughts singing. Nothing that matters in life or in movies should ever be resolved by singing or dancing. Fictional characters should work out their internal issues and external conflicts in normal and relatable ways, with terse monologues, glowering stares, and...

Washington Post—14 musicals to stream while you wait for ‘In the Heights’. Whether it’s the genre-defining “Singin’ in the Rain” or the groundbreaking “Hamilton,” we've got the movie musical recommendation for you.

The Independent—Tips from the pros on how to write a great wedding speech. Wedding speeches are important, perhaps never more so than to the smaller ceremonies of the past year. Dina Gachman speaks to the pros about how to write the best speech possible