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Awards for In the Heights

Major accomplishments of a musical about a New York neighborhood

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s freshman effort has garnered many of the industry’s top honors for Broadway and off-Broadway productions:

2009 Pulitzer Prize-Drama
o  Finalist

2009 Grammy Awards
o  Best Musical Show Album

2008 Tony Awards
o  Best Musical
o  Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – Lin-Manuel Miranda
o  Best Choreography – Andy Blankenbuehler
o  Best Orchestrations – Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman

2007 Obie Award, Music – Lin-Manuel Miranda (music and lyrics)

2006–2007 Outer Critics Circle Awards
o Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
o Outstanding Choreography, Andy Blankenbuehler

2006–2007 Theatre World Award – Lin-Manuel Miranda

2007 Lucille Lortel Awards
o Outstanding Musical
o Outstanding Choreographer – Andy Blankenbuehler

2007 Drama Desk Awards
o Outstanding Ensemble Performances
o Outstanding Choreography – Andy Blankenbuehler 


2007 HOLA [Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors] Awards
o Outstanding Achievement in a Musical Production – Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, Jill Fuller
o Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor – Lin-Manuel Miranda
o Outstanding Performance by a Featured Female Actor – Olga Merediz
o Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting – Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes

2007 SSDC [Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers] Joseph A. Callaway Awards
o Director – Thomas Kail
o Choreographer – Andy Blankenbuehler

2007 Actors’ Equity Clarence Derwent Award
Most Promising Male Performer – Lin-Manuel Miranda

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