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Ryan Heffington On Making Moves With Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Garfield for tick, tick…BOOM!

First performed in 1990 by Jonathan Larson as a mostly autobiographical solo show, tick, tick… BOOM! didn’t become a full-fledged musical until 2001, five years after Larson’s untimely death the day before his RENT opened off-Broadway. In his feature-film directorial debut, Lin-Manuel Miranda helms a new adaptation of BOOM! from a screenplay by Steven Levenson, the Tony Award–winning writer of Dear Evan […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Dance Moves on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Are Giving Us #ThatFridayFeeling

Leave it to Lin-Manuel Miranda to liven up the 9-9 by letting loose. I waited my whole life (6 seasons) to bust out my Santiago moves. #Brooklyn99 #BrookLIN99 https://t.co/Rdpn0hwVCu — Evil-Lyn Manuel Miranda (@Evil-Lyn Manuel Miranda)1552011695.0 Not that the sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” necessarily needs much livening up. But Miranda’s exaggeratedly silly moves were a definite […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Has Had an Insane Couple of Weeks

It’s been a while since we checked in on Lin-Manuel Miranda, who at this point really needs no introduction. Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the Broadway debut of In the Heights, Miranda’s first big hit that laid the groundwork for him to revolutionize the Great White Way with Hamilton. Sounds about right. Happy Heights […]

What's Next in Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Nonstop" Life?

“How to account for his rise to the top? Maaaaan, the man is non-stop.” Lin-Manuel Miranda that is. Even though the Tony Awards are coming up on June 12 (and Hamilton has a record-breaking 16 nominations), Miranda, the show’s creator, isn’t resting on his laurels. As he continues starring in the Broadway megahit Hamilton through July 9, he’s already getting his feet wet […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Picks Up a Pulitzer, and More

Phillipa Soo and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton. Photo by Joan Marcus. Can it get any better for Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda? The success Miranda has seen in the past year is borderline unfathomable. Sure, Hamilton is set for a long run on Broadway. But so are a few other shows (The Lion King or The Book […]

10 Movies That Should Be Made Into Broadway Musicals

“The Princess Diaries” Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldi is just waiting to take her Broadway bow. We can already envision the huge ballroom number before her coronation. (And please have Julie Andrews reprise her role!) Giphy “High School Musical” We’ve waited long enough! It’s time for High School Musical to make it to Broadway. Of […]

Community Dance Emerges as the Star of In the Heights

In Washington Heights, if Usnavi is to be believed, the streets are made of music. In the opening moments of the film version of In the Heights, the lead character, played by Anthony Ramos, lightly drums a clave beat. The rhythm is taken over by a pair of keys, a gate, a hose, before scratch—Usnavi […]