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Lin-Manuel Miranda

 
Lin-Manuel Miranda Headshot
Date Of Birth:
January 16, 1980 (42)
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A Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor, Lin-Manuel is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Hamilton and In the Heights, and the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award and 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. He has been an active supporter of ... (read complete bio)
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Headshot
Date of Birth: January 16, 1980 (42)

Bio:
A Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor, Lin-Manuel is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Hamilton and In the Heights, and the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award and 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. He has been an active supporter of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
PiragĂĽero
  [US Tour]
Third National Tour, 2019
Alexander Hamilton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Charley Kringas
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Usnavi
Usnavi [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Usnavi
Usnavi

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Additional Songs
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Producer
 
[West End, 2017]
Additional Contributions
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Book, Music, Lyrics, Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Adaptation

Writing

Composer
Lyricist
Book, Music, Lyrics
Composer
Conceiver
Lyricist

Photos

Sean Ewing, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Valdovinos  Photo

Sean Ewing, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Valdovinos

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Date:
05/12/2022
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aisha De Haas Photo

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aisha De Haas

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03/22/2022
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hannah Cruz Photo

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hannah Cruz

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Date:
03/22/2022
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Nadia Dandashi Photo

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Nadia Dandashi

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03/22/2022
Phillipa Soo and Lin-Manuel Miranda Photo

Phillipa Soo and Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Date:
03/22/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
PiragĂĽero

  [US Tour]
Third National Tour, 2019
Alexander Hamilton

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Charley Kringas

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Usnavi

Usnavi [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Usnavi

Usnavi

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Additional Songs

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Producer

[West End, 2017]
Additional Contributions

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Book, Music, Lyrics, Arrangements

[Broadway, 2009]
Adaptation

Writing
Composer
Lyricist
Book, Music, Lyrics
Composer
Conceiver
Lyricist

Lin-Manuel Miranda Biography

A Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor, Lin-Manuel is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Hamilton and In the Heights, and the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award and 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. He has been an active supporter of relief efforts in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria. He lives with his family in NYC.

Theatre credits: In The Heights (2008); West Side Story – Broadway Revival (2009); Working (2012); Bring it On The Musical (2012); Merrily We Roll Along (2012); 21 Chump Street (2014); Tick, Tick… BOOM! (2014); Hamilton (2015); Camelot (2019); Freestyle Love Supreme (2019)

Television credits: The Sopranos (2007); Sesame Street (2009); House (2009); How I Met Your Mother (2009); The Electric Company (2010); Submissions Only (2010); Modern Family (2011); Smash (2013); Do Not Harm (2013); Freestyle Love Supreme (2014); Inside Amy Schumer (2016); Difficult People (2016); Saturday Night Live (2016); Drunk History (2016); Curb Your Enthusiasm (2017); DuckTales (2017); BoJack Horseman (2017); Bartlett Series (2018); Nina’s World (2018); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2019); Fosse/Verdon (2019); His Dark Materials (2019)

Film Credits: Sex & The City (2008); The Polar Bears (2012); The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012); 200 Cartas (2013); Moana (2016); Speech & Debate (2017); Mary Poppins Returns (2018); Siempre, Luis (2020); We Are Freestyle Love Supreme (2020); In The Heights (2021)

Music Credits: A Deeper Shade of Red/BTW Write Back (2007); In The Heights, Original Broadway Cast Recording (2008); West Side Story, 2009 Broadway Revival, Spanish Translations (2009); Merrily We Roll Along, New York Cast Recording (2012); Bring It On The Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording (2012); 21 Chump Street, The Musical (2014); Hamilton, Original Broadway Cast Recording (2015); Love Make The World Go Round – Benefit Single with Jennifer Lopez (2016); Moana, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2016); The Hamilton Mixtape (2016); The Hamilton Instrumentals (2017); Almost Like Praying – Relief Single for Puerto Rico (2017); Hamildrops (2017); Mary Poppins Returns, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2018)

Book Credits: Hamilton: The Revolution (2016); Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You (2018)

Audiobook Credits: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2009); Aristotle and Dante Discover the Mysteries of the Universe (2013); Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You (2018)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Achievement In Music Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Score Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2016 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lyrics
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bring It On: The Musical
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Music and lyrics Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights
 
Richard Rodgers Award - 2007 - Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda
 
Theatre World Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Lin Manuel Miranda, In the Heights

Lin-Manuel Miranda News

Jason Gotay, and the World Premiere of GOOD ENEMY Upcoming at the Minetta Lane Theatr Photo Jason Gotay, and the World Premiere of GOOD ENEMY Upcoming at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced additional live events from Audible Theater at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible’s creative home for live performances in New York. For three nights only, from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, join Jason Gotay as he brings his breathtaking vocals and gift of storytelling to the Minetta Lane Theatre.

STAGES St. Louis Names Andrew Kuhlman as New Executive Producer Photo STAGES St. Louis Names Andrew Kuhlman as New Executive Producer
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

STAGES St. Louis has announced that current Associate Producer, Andrew Kuhlman, will succeed Jack Lane as Executive Producer beginning January 2023.

Lin-Manuel Miranda And Robert Lopez to be Featured on New Podcast ARTS EDUCATORS SAVE Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda And Robert Lopez to be Featured on New Podcast ARTS EDUCATORS SAVE THE WORLD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

In the first episode of ARTS EDUCATORS SAVE THE WORLD, set to launch on August 29, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the ultra-prolific creator of 'Hamilton,' and Robert Lopez, the first-ever double EGOT winner and co-writer of songs from 'Frozen' 'Avenue Q,' and 'The Book of Mormon,' sit down with their elementary school music teacher Barbara Ames.

HAMILTON Comes to Segerstrom Center For The Arts Next Month Photo HAMILTON Comes to Segerstrom Center For The Arts Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

HAMILTON performs September 28 through October 16, 2022, at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Policies Diverge Across Regions, Why Theatres Need to Utiliz Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Policies Diverge Across Regions, Why Theatres Need to Utilize TikTok
by Alex Freeman - Aug 15, 2022

The industry is in a weird spot right now, and the stories in this week’s newsletter highlight the divergent paths different segments of the industry are going down. As the industry recovers and reforms, we’ll continue to see these kinds of divides on the regional level, and we’ll bring you coverage of those divides as they happen.

New Performers To Join The Australian Cast of HAMILTON Photo New Performers To Join The Australian Cast of HAMILTON
by Grace Cutler - Aug 14, 2022

Sami Afuni and Rowan Witt will be joining the HAMILTON family.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  My Favorite Cease and Desist Letters Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: My Favorite Cease and Desist Letters
by Michael Dale - Aug 14, 2022

A while back. I was in an audience of theatre fans watching an onstage conversation between Frank Rich and Stephen Sondheim and the subject of unauthorized changes made in regional and amateur productions came up. The composer/lyricist mentioned that he had heard of a production of Company that ended with Bobby committing suicide by shooting himself.

Ben Jones Returns to 54 Below with I THINK WE SHOULD SEE OTHER PEOPLE Photo Ben Jones Returns to 54 Below with I THINK WE SHOULD SEE OTHER PEOPLE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Jones in I Think We Should See Other People on August 25, 2022.

VIDEO: Taylor Louderman and Matt Copley Perform Punk Cover of 'You're the One That I  Photo VIDEO: Taylor Louderman and Matt Copley Perform Punk Cover of 'You're the One That I Want' From GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

Taylor Louderman has teamed up with TikTok star Matt Copley for a 'Broadway Does Punk' cover of 'You're The One That I Want' from Grease! Check out the video here

$10 Lottery Tickets Will Be Available for HAMILTON at Stranahan Theater Photo $10 Lottery Tickets Will Be Available for HAMILTON at Stranahan Theater
by Team BWW - Aug 11, 2022

A digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (Aug. 23) in Toledo at the Stranahan Theater.  A limited number of tickets will be available for every performance for $10 each. 

Lin-Manuel Miranda Videos

VIDEO: Taylor Louderman and Matt Copley Perform Punk Cover of 'You're the One That I  VideoVIDEO: Taylor Louderman and Matt Copley Perform Punk Cover of 'You're the One That I Want' From GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

Taylor Louderman has teamed up with TikTok star Matt Copley for a 'Broadway Does Punk' cover of 'You're The One That I Want' from Grease! Check out the video here

VIDEO: Watch Nik Walker & the HAMILTON Cast Perform 'Wait For It' on GMA VideoVIDEO: Watch Nik Walker & the HAMILTON Cast Perform 'Wait For It' on GMA
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

Watch the cast of Hamilton give their first morning talk show performance on Good Morning America. Broadcast live from Central Park, the cast performed 'Wait For It,' featuring Nik Walker as Aaron Burr. Earlier, Mandy Gonzalez, Krystal Joy Brown, and Aubin Wise joined Walker for 'The Schuyler Sisters.' Watch videos of the performances now!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Perform 'The Schuyler Sisters' on GOOD MORNING AMER VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Perform 'The Schuyler Sisters' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

Watch the video of Hamilton taking over Central Park for their first morning talk show performance. The cast performed 'The Schuyler Sisters,' featuring Mandy Gonzalez as Angelica Schuyler, Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza Schuyler, Aubin Wise as Peggy Schuyler, and Nik Walker as Aaron Burr. Plus, watch a new interview with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda!

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof VideoVIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his favorite response to gun violence. Watch as he gives A Chorus Line's 'Dance Ten, Looks Three' a clever re-do in his latest spoof- 'Thoughts and Prayers'.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Stages St. Louis' IN THE HEIGHTS VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Stages St. Louis' IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2022

Get a first look at Stages St. Louis is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-Winning Best Musical, IN THE HEIGHTS! The cast features Ryan Alvarado as Usnavi, with Tami Dahbura as Abuela Claudia, Marlene Fernandez as Carla, Luis-Pablo Garcia as Sonny, Jahir Lawrence Hipps as Benny, Isabel Leoni as Nina, Amanda Robles as Vanessa , and Ariana Valdes as Daniela. ​​​

VIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'The Schuyler Sisters' VideoVIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'The Schuyler Sisters'
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2022

Hamilton is officially coming to Germany this year! The cast has been announced for the musical, which will be led by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Watch an all new video of the cast singing the 'The Schuyler Sisters' and learn how to get tickets.

VIDEO: The Hamburg Cast Of HAMILTON Meets The Press VideoVIDEO: The Hamburg Cast Of HAMILTON Meets The Press
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

Hamilton will officialy open in Hamburg, Germany on October 4th.  The full cast has been announced for the musical, which will be led by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Last week, the full company met the press and performed selections from the show.

VIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton' VideoVIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton'
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Hamilton is officially coming to Germany this year! The cast has been announced for the musical, which will be led by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Watch an all new video of the cast singing the show's opening number and learn how to get tickets.

BWW Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren & More Talk Broadway Shutdown in B VideoBWW Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren & More Talk Broadway Shutdown in BROADWAY RISING Clip
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

The new documentary Broadway Rising documents the Broadway community's journey through the pandemic: from the almost overnight shut down, to the paths essential theater workers took on their road back to the stage. Watch an exclusive clip featuring Adrienne Warren, Jewelle Blackman, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and T. Oliver Reid. 

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2022

Get a first look at all new footage of  La Mirada Theatre & McCoy Rigby Entertainment's IN THE HEIGHTS: music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, musical direction by Brent Crayon, co-directed & choreographed by Marissa Herrera, and directed by Benjamin Perez.


Lin-Manuel Miranda Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lin-Manuel Miranda been in?
Lin-Manuel Miranda has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Lin-Manuel Miranda been in?
Lin-Manuel Miranda has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lin-Manuel Miranda been nominated for?
Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton , Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton , Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Hamilton , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring It On: The Musical , Music and lyrics (Obie Awards) for In the Heights Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for In the Heights .

What awards has Lin-Manuel Miranda won?
Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton, Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton, Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton, The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Hamilton, Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton, Music and lyrics (Obie Awards) for In the Heights Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award)and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for In the Heights.

How many shows has Lin-Manuel Miranda written?
Lin-Manuel Miranda has written 3 shows including In the Heights (Composer), Bring It On: The Musical (Composer), Hamilton (Book, Music, Lyrics).