Facts, opinions, rumors and innuendoes about the theater scene in Spokane, Washington
Friday, November 07, 2008
Two musicals on the way
A Variety article indicates that Universal Pictures has acquired the movie rights for *In the Heights* and *Wicked.* Lin-Manuel Miranda (pictured) created a musical story, with book by one-time Pulitzer finalist Quiara Alegria Hudes -- about a guy in a multiethnic neighborhood in Brooklyn's Washington Heights neighborhood who wins the lottery but then decides that staying home is more attractive than moving somewhere else to live large.