Hedy Weiss Reviews: ‘In the Heights,’ ‘Wonderful Town,’ More

There is bumper crop of musical comedy at area theaters this fall.

Productions of “In the Heights” by composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, a revival of a rare Leonard Bernstein show, and a pair of “jukebox” musicals highlight an abundance of local talent.

Joining us with her recommendations of what to see on local stages is Chicago Sun-Times theater critic Hedy Weiss.


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