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In the Heights
August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
State Theatre New Jersey’s FREE Summer Movies Series is back with morning and evening weekday screenings. Experience your favorite films on our gigantic 46’ screen, with our state-of-the-art sound system, in our newly renovated theater! Groups and camps are welcomed and encouraged to join us! If you are bringing a group of 20+, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. All movies will include Spanish subtitles.
In the Heights fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton, Moana) kinetic music and lyrics with Director Jon M. Chu’s (Director of Crazy Rich Asians) lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.
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 the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos from Hamilton) who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines, and sings about a better life.