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Miranda, Lin-Manuel

LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA is an award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer, as well as a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award recipient. Broadway: Composer/Lyricist/Alexander Hamilton of Hamilton (eleven Tony Awards, Pulitzer Prize, Grammy Award, Drama League Awards for Distinguished Performance and Outstanding Production of a Musical), Composer/Lyricist/Usnavi of In the Heights (four Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score, Grammy Award, Pulitzer Prize finalist), Bring It On: The Musical (co-composer/co-lyricist, Tony nomination for Best Musical), West Side Story (2009 revival, Spanish translations). Off-Broadway: Hamilton (ten Lortel Awards, eight Drama Desk Awards, among others). With Tom Kitt, Lin-Manuel received an Emmy Award for “Bigger” from “The 67th Annual Tony Awards.” TV/film: “Freestyle Love Supreme,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Smash,” “Do No Harm,” “Modern Family,” “House,” “The Electric Company,” “Sesame Street,” “The Sopranos,” The Odd Life of Timothy Green, 200 Cartas and Disney’s Moana (2017 Academy Award nomination for Best Song, “How Far I’ll Go.”) www.linmanuel.com

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    IN THE HEIGHTS: One-Night-Only Concert

    VIVA Broadway an initiative of The Broadway League in collaboration with 5000 Broadway Productions and United Palace of Cultural Arts Present IN THE HEIGHTS: IN CONCERT featuring performances from the Original Broadway Cast.

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    IN THE HEIGHTS Now Available for Professional Licensing
    ‘Paciencia y Fe’ Non Más... IN THE HEIGHTS is now available for Professional Licensing! Read More
    R&H Reaches New "Heights"!

    R&H Theatricals announces its representation of the stock & amateur rights to IN THE HEIGHTS...

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    Lin-Manuel Miranda on Broadway!
    Lin-Manuel Miranda's new musical, IN THE HEIGHTS, is now playing on Broadway. Williamson Music's Miranda wrote both the lyrics and music to the show. Read More

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    In 2008, IN THE HEIGHTS opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 1,184 performances. It won the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Original Score, and became a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
    The birthday of Lin-Manuel Miranda, writer and composer of the Tony Award-winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS! Miranda not only wrote the show, but also starred in the original Broadway production as Usnavi. Born in 1980, Miranda is the youngest R&H writer!
    In 2011, In the Heights closed on Broadway after 1,184 performances. The show was honored as a 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama and won the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Original Score.