STAGE TUBE: Dramatists Guild Panel - Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE and More!
Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest project is The Hamilton Mixtape, which recently concluded its run at Vassar College's Powerhouse Theater. The Hamilton Mixtape is a hip-hop song cycle about the life and death of Alexander Hamilton and showcases a fusion of Miranda's signature Latin, hip-hop and classic Broadway styles. Click below to watch Miranda's interview at a Dramatists Guild panel yesterday, where he discussed the show and more!
Dramatists Guild of America continued its 2nd Annual National Conference in Chicago "Having Our Say: Our History, Our Future" livestreaming on the HowlRound TV channel Thursday and Friday, August 22 and 23. Among the other participants where WICKED writers Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman.
Miranda's musical In The Heights received four 2008 Tony Awards (including Best Orchestrations, Best Choreography and Best Musical), with Miranda receiving a Tony Award for Best Score, as well as a nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. Additionally, In The Heights also took home a 2009 Grammy Award for its Original Broadway Cast Album, and was also recognized as a Finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Drama.
Miranda is the recipient of the 2007 ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award. The actor's TV and film credits include The Electric Company, Sesame Street, The Sopranos, House, Modern Family, The Sex and the City Movie and The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
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