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VIDEO: Backstage and Ready to Bring It - HAMILTON Cast Preps for the GRAMMYS

On tonight's 58th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS, airing live on CBS, the Grammy Award-nominated musical Hamilton ushers Broadway back to the GRAMMY stage after a more than five-year hiatus when GRAMMY Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and his extraordinary cast perform a number from the acclaimed musical via satellite from the legendary Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York. The broadcast begins at 8/7c on CBS. In the meantime, check out Lin-Manuel's behind-the-scenes view of the company getting ready backstage below!


The "Hamilton" performance will mark just the eighth time in history that musical theater has been featured on the GRAMMY Awards. Previous Broadway productions featured on the broadcast include "Godspell" (1972); "The Magic Show" (1975); "Sophisticated Ladies" (1982); "La Cage Aux Folles" (1984); "Will Rogers Follies" (1992); "Riverdance" and "Bring In Da Noise, Bring In Da Funk" (1997); and, most recently, "American Idiot" (2010).

Current nominees for Best Musical Theater Album from the Original Broadway Cast recording of "Hamilton" include: principal soloists Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos and Phillipa Soo; producersAlex Lacamoire, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bill Sherman, Ahmir Thompson and Tarik Trotter; and composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda, Lacamoire and Sherman are previous winners in this category for
"In The Heights" (2008).

This is the fourth time the GRAMMY broadcast will feature a performance live via satellite. THE 58TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, tonight, Feb. 15 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/check local listings for other time zones) on the CBS Television Network.



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