Take a look at these smooth moves from a talented cast of dancers.
Sway to the jazzy Latin beats and tap your feet as Maine East's cast of In the Heights shows off the moves they've been practicing and perfecting. Earlier: Maine East is first high school in Illinois, and one of first in nation, to produce Tony-award winning In the Heights Come out to see the In the Heights, not long off Broadway, at the high school, 2601 W. Dempster, Park Ridge, Fridays and Saturdays March 1, 2, 8 and 9. Tickets are $10. Get local news in a daily emaily from Patch. It's free. Learn more. Like Patch on Facebook for news, conversation, fun
Maine East is one of the first high schools in the country to stage the Tony-Award winning Broadway musical 'In the Heights." It's got awesome hip-hop and Latin dancing, and the storyline, about immigrant families adapting, mirrors the student body.
Actors, dancers and set builders are buzzing with excitement at Maine East High School as they prepare to open the musical In the Heights Friday. It's the first high school in Illinois to produce this Tony Award-winning Broadway show, and only the fifth high school in the country to do so. The school's theater department is also excited about the fact that the play, telling the tale of immigrants' children trying to make it in America, is also the personal story of so many of the school's students, who came here from dozens of other countries. Patch.com asked Ed Eubank and Karen Hall of Maine East to fill us in. You can see the show March 1, 2, 8 or 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Maine East. Details below. Patch: How is it that Maine East became …