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Story hits home: Characters shine in DePaul Theatre School’s production of ‘In the Heights’

“In the Heights” runs through Oct. 12  on The Theatre School’s intimate Fullerton Stage. (Michael Brosilow / The Theatre School)

Grant Myatt

October 5, 2014

More than 700 miles separate Chicago and New York City, but the story of a tight-knit community in “In the Heights” hits close to home. Leaving for school, scholarships, grades and trying to find where you fit in are all situations college students can understand and relate to on some level. And w...

DePaul Theatre School prepares spin on Tony Award-winning musical ‘In the Heights’

DePaul Theatre School prepares spin on Tony  Award-winning musical ‘In the Heights’

Grant Myatt

September 22, 2014

[hr] [dropcap]S[/dropcap]tanding center stage, Wesley Toledo’s focus was all forward as director Lisa Portes gave him notes, while the cast of about 15 buzzed with excitement from behind. As Portes turned to walk back to her seat, his eyes began to wander looking at the set and cast behind h...

Theatre school announces 2014-15 season, kicks off with ‘In the Heights’

The Theatre School's 2014-15 sesason will feature performances of “In the Heights,” “Metamorphosis” and “The Duchess of Mafi.” (Maggie Gallagher/The DePaulia)

Emma Rubenstein

September 14, 2014

The DePaul Theatre School provides the Chicago community with a true gift. Its numerous shows, wealth of talent, and accessible nature solidify it as one of the most wonderful theater destinations that the city has to offer. This year, it is home to a vibrant and varied set of productions that are ...

The Theatre School announces 2014-2015 season

The Theatre School's 2014-15 sesason will feature performances of “In the Heights,” “Metamorphosis” and “The Duchess of Mafi.” (Maggie Gallagher/The DePaulia)

Kirsten Onsgard

September 5, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University announced the shows for its 90th anniversary season. Read More »...

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