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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins ‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’ To Produce TV Series & Movie

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined the production of the movie/TV series The Kingkiller Chronicle as producer! He will also be involved with the music of the franchise. Lionsgate said today that Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is partnering with The Kingkiller Chronicle book trilogy author Pat Rothfuss to serve as creative producer and musical mastermind of feature […]

Broadcast Date for “Hamilton’s America” Announced

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PBS has announced the dates of its 2016 Fall Arts Festival, which will be hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda and will broadcast Hamilton’s America. The show will air on “Great Performances” on Oct 21 from 9:00-10:30 pm EST.  This great performance will follow Hamilton from its creation to becoming a pop-culture phenomenon and will feature interviews with Presidents […]

“Broadway for Orlando”

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On the morning of June 12, while most of Broadway was getting ready to celebrate the 2016 Tony Awards, word came through that a mass shooting had taken place at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. It would be the worst mass shooting in U.S. history—one that occurred at a gay bar. The Tony Awards immediately sprung into […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces He is Leaving Hamilton

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Javier Munoz Lin-Manuel Miranda will depart the Broadway production of his Tony-winning musical Hamilton on July 9, producers have announced. Javier Muñoz, who has served as the standby for Alexander Hamilton since the earliest days of the production, will take over the role full time beginning July 7. Muñoz will perform seven performances […]

Movie Version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” Back ON

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The success of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton may have overshadowed his 2008 Tony-winning musical In the Heights but producer Harvey Weinstein hasn’t forgotten.  The film mogul who has been heavily involved on Broadway, with projects ranging from musicals like Finding Neverland and The Addams Family, is working with Miranda to make a movie of Miranda’s rap- and Latin-flavored […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Co-Star in 2018 Mary Poppins Musical Sequel

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2018 may sound like a long time away, but this news was too exciting to wait!  Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, has been confirmed as a co-star in a new musical sequel to Mary Poppins.  The movie, which is currently titled Mary Poppins Returns, will open Christmas Day, 2018. The Tony, Emmy […]

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Song Sneak Peek

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Raise your hand if you knew that Lin-Manuel Miranda composed some music for the latest Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens?  Well its true!  J.J. Abrams asked Lin-Manuel to write a song for the cantina scene after seeing Hamilton.  The song even has lyrics that use the made-up language of Jabba the Hutt.  […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Cast In ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has been cast alongside Emily Blunt in the Mary Poppins sequel. Check out the news below! Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and creator of Broadway’s hit musical Hamilton, is in talks to join Emily Blunt in Disney’s Mary Poppins sequel. He will play the role of Jack in the new original musical. Sources say […]