Miranda attended a press conference the morning of Oct. 27 to announce plans to make low-cost tickets to Hamilton available to 20,000 disadvantaged New York City high school students. He tweeted that morning that he was happy to be back at the theatre.
Never been happier to head to the theater this early. So proud. https://t.co/jH00W4kTHY
Miranda announced his illness on Twitter Oct. 20:
My warranty ran out. I'm 102 degrees. I have the flu. Enjoy Javilton. I'll be in the fetal position w a soup drip til I'm better.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) October 20, 2015
He bade readers to "Enjoy Javilton," referring to his alternate, Javier Muñoz.
The new musical, which opened to rave reviews, plays Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre.