December 22, 2014

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings Rap, Politics and Sondheim to Lincoln Center

Tony-winning composer and original star of In The Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda, kicked off the 14th season of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series on Jan. 11 with his rendition of Jay-Z’s love letter to New York “Empire State of Mind,” sprinkled with some “Another Hundred People,” from Stephen Sondheim’s Company. Miranda was joined onstage by former Heights co-star Mandy Gonzalez. Click here to read about the rest of Miranda’s show entitled The Hamilton Mixtape, a hip-hop song cycle about the life and death of American founding father Alexander Hamilton.




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