Lin-Manuel Miranda Discusses the Business and Marketing Side of Theatre With Playbill Editor in Chief

News   Lin-Manuel Miranda Discusses the Business and Marketing Side of Theatre With Playbill Editor in Chief
 
Hamilton scribe and star Lin-Manuel Miranda sat down with Playbill's Editor in Chief Blake Ross on Sept. 29 as a part of Advertising Week's annual confab in Manhattan. Miranda and Ross talked about the business and marketing side of Miranda's groundbreaking Tony and Grammy-winning career, as well as the evolution of his latest musical about the founding father Alexander Hamilton. Read more of what Miranda revealed here.

Miranda is the Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer-lyricist of In the Heights. The musical earned four 2008 Tony Awards, including Best Score and Best Musical. Miranda also earned a Best Actor Tony nomination for his performance as Usnavi. In the Heights was also recognized as a Finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. Miranda is the co-composer (with Tom Kitt) and co-lyricist (with Amanda Green) of the Tony-nominated Bring it On: The Musical. In addition, Miranda translated some of Stephen Sondheim's original lyrics into Spanish for the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story and wrote additional songs for the Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Working.

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