In the Heights - RicNic London 2018

by RicNic London in London, England, United Kingdom

In the Heights - RicNic London 2018
We did it
On 7th September 2018 we successfully raised £387 with 14 supporters in 56 days

Help fund a unique young company with their London production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights. Ever penny goes directly into the show

by RicNic London in London, England, United Kingdom

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What is RicNic?

We're a registered charity dedicated to  providing people aged between 16 and 21 with the chance to put on a show -  all for free.

Every single role is filled out by someone within this age range - including the more demanding positions such as Director and Producer!


The charity was established in 2004 and has been steadily growing since, with branches opening in Hampshire, Bristol, and Oxford. RicNic has now opened a branch in London, and this will be our second show, following the success of Into the Woods last year!

Please do visit our website for more information.

What's the show this year?

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda conquered the globe with the ground-breaking sensation Hamilton, the award-winning composer wrote In the Heights, a musical that tells the tale of a vibrant, diverse community in New York’s Washington Heights.

Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, In the Heights paints an intimate picture of a community on the brink of change, inviting the audience to experience the thrilling – yet often painful – reality of living in the Heights. At the centre of the action are Usnavi, a bodega owner with big dreams, and his friends Nina, Benny and Vanessa; over the course of three days, the audience follows the journeys of these compelling characters as they grapple with issues of belonging, community, and what it means to be ‘home’.

Set to an innovative score that brings the neighbourhood to life through Latin music, hip-hop and rap, this dynamic musical will persuade you to dance, sing and shed a tear alongside its vibrant and passionate characters. An unmissable experience for audience members of all ages!

 When is it?

The show will run from 22nd to 25th August at the Stockwell Playhouse  in Vauxhall.

Why do you need me?

RicNic does not receive any funding from the Arts Council; it also has no participation fees meaning that we rely heavily on donations for support. Your donation goes directly into the budget of the current show, and will most likely help to fund succeeding shows. 


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£15 or more

Help the cast be heard!

£15 would cover one show's worth of batteries for radio mics! Donate this amount and you will receive a shout out on all of our social media and your name in the programme!

£25 or more

Help our set shine!

£25 would cover the cost of one large set piece! Donate this amount and you'll get a complimentary programme* with your name in plus a shout out on all of our social media! *to arrange your free program, please email after donating

£50 or more

Help us build an audience!

£50 would cover the costs for printing ALL of our marketing materials! Donate this amount and you will receive a personalised and signed photo of the cast; your name in the program; and the chance to add your photograph to your shout out on our social media!

£100 or more

Help the cast look fabulous!

£100 would cover the cost for ALL our costumes! Donate this amount and you will receive 2 complimentary tickets*; a personalised and signed photo of the cast; your name in the program plus a shout out on all of our social media! *to arrange for your free tickets, please send an email to after donating

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