‘High School Musical’ Star Hits Broadway

Corbin Bleu will join “In the Heights” for limited run

Last Updated: December 9, 2009 @ 11:39 AM

Corbin Bleu will be the first "High School Musical" alum to hit Broadway, with the thesp stepping into the lead role of Tony-winning tuner "In the Heights" early next year.

Bleu, who appeared as basketball player Chad in both "HSM" telepics as well as the 2008 "HSM" feature, will play young bodega owner Usnavi in "Heights." His 13-week stint in the musical runs Jan. 25-April 25.

Read more at Variety.