STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps on NY1!
In the viedo below, Broadway favorite Lin-Manuel Miranda, writer and star of Broadway's "In the Heights," gives a shout out to cable-exclusive NY1 on the occasion of its 20th anniversary. Check out his special NY1 rap below!
Miranda is most famous for writing and starring as Usnavi in the Broadway musical In the Heights, which opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 2008 and for which he won the Tony Award as composer and lyricist. He also wrote Spanish language dialogue and worked with Stephen Sondheim to translate into Spanish song lyrics for the revival of West Side Story, which opened on Broadway in March 2009. Most recently he worked on the musical theatre version of Broadway's Bring It On, inspired by the 2000 cheerleader comedy film of the same name.