Kinsella Magnet School Presents a Virtual Performance of Musical by “In the Heights” Writer

Kinsella Magnet School Presents a Virtual Performance of Musical by “In the Heights” Writer

Miss You Like Hell is a musical with book and lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes, and music and lyrics by Erin McKeown. Quiara Alegría Hudes (pictured above) is an American playwright, lyricist and essayist born in 1977. She is best known for writing the book for the musical In the Heights, and screenplay for its film adaptation.

Miss You Like Hell follows a troubled teenage girl who embarks on a cross-country road trip with her estranged mother, who is an undocumented immigrant from Mexico.

The Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts presents a virtual performance of the musical, Miss You Like Hell on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM.

Admission is free! Get your tickets today at https://kinsellamspa.booktix.com/

Miss You Like Hell Poster

The musical premiered in 2016 at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.

Quiara Alegría Hudes was first commissioned by Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director to the La Jolla Playhouse, in February 2012 to write a new work after her success with plays such as In the Heights and Water by the Spoonful, for which she won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.[1]

Later that year Hudes teamed up with singer/songwriter Erin McKeown and director Lear deBessonet to write a new musical, Miss You Like Hell. The show received readings in New York in 2014 and 2015 and a three-week workshop at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2016.[1]