Dascha Polanco on Personal Significance of ‘In the Heights’ Role (EXCLUSIVE)

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Dascha revealed {that a} 2021 movie adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights is presently within the making. For individuals who have not seen the musical, it is all a few man dwelling in a Latino neighborhood in Washington Heights who’s pressured to shut his bodega and is considering leaving the U.S. altogether. Dascha tells us that her character did not exist within the authentic play, however she performs an necessary position inside the fictional group and holds private significance.

Due to Dascha’s newfound love for political advocacy, she says she her character is necessary to the movie, and personally.

“[My role] is a bit underneath wraps as a result of it’s a brand new character,” Dascha teases, “however she has the essence of what I’m doing now. They’re very vocal about what’s wanted within the neighborhood and the group, and she or he speaks to that. We’d like this, we want to ensure we’re seen, that we’re current, and that we use our voices… it is about utilizing your voice to make change.”

That being stated, she says the film’s common message is necessary to what we’re experiencing politically proper now.

“The message behind the film is one thing that all of us have or are presently going by, and I feel it’s essential to have and be a part of all these productions and leisure. When you’ll be able to entertain and you’ll join together with your viewers by your artwork and make constructive modifications and be informative, I feel it’s totally rewarding, and for that, I’m grateful.”

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