Theater: Musicals

Production: 'In The Heights' (See all 13 roles)

Abuela Claudia (Lead)

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Casting "In the Heights" the Tony Award winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the win...more

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Female, ages 25-65, African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic

Role Description

Abuela Claudia: (Lead) the loving matriarch of the barrio who knows everybody and is like a grandmother to all ("abuela" means "grandmother" in Spanish), looked after Usnavi when his parents died. She and her mother moved from Cuba to New York in 1943 while she was a child. She worked as a maid for several years but never earned the money for her and her mother to travel back home.