Posts Tagged ‘Lincoln Center’

Review: In ‘Hamilton,’ Lin-Manuel Miranda Forges Democracy Through Rap | NY Times

Review: In ‘Hamilton,’ Lin-Manuel Miranda Forges Democracy Through Rap | NY Times

By BEN BRANTLEY They’re brewing up a revolution down on Lafayette Street. And even theater reactionaries seem destined to be swept up in its doubt-defying ardor. “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s independent-minded new musical for the masses at the Public Theater, shot open like a streamlined cannon ball on Tuesday night. When one of the young rebels […]


In The Heights: The Lost Song…

In The Heights: The Lost Song...

Well, it wasn’t really lost. It was actually cut from the Tony Award winning musical. Lin-Manuel Miranda put it out recently via his soundcloud page. In the Heights put Washington Heights on the map and ended up garnering a whopping thirteen Tony Awards nominations and won four, including the Tony for Best Musical.


2/5/15: Morris Jumel Presents Special Benefit Performance of Hamilton

2/5/15: Morris Jumel Presents Special Benefit Performance of Hamilton

2015 is the Morris-Jumel Mansion’s 250th Anniversary! And to celebrate, they are teaming up with The Public Theater to present a special benefit performance of Hamilton, the raucous, much-anticipated new musical written and played by Tony-award-winner (In The Heights), and good friend of the Mansion, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Fusing contemporary hip-hop and classic Broadway style, Hamilton […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Vows – Vanessa Nadal and Lin Miranda | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Vows - Vanessa Nadal and Lin Miranda | NY Times

By LOIS SMITH BRADY Published: September 10, 2010 AS a teenager in upper Manhattan, Lin-Manuel Miranda carried a boombox everywhere, not that he needed to. “You’d hear all kinds of different music coming out of car windows and storefronts and fire escapes,” said Mr. Miranda, the composer and lyricist of “In the Heights,” the Broadway […]


Uptown Video: Lego In The Heights – Blackout

Uptown Video: Lego In The Heights - Blackout

Check out this really cool Lego stop motion to the song “Blackout” from In The Heights.


Walking the Dog to Awaken the Muse | NY Times

Walking the Dog to Awaken the Muse | NY Times

By PATRICK HEALY Lin-Manuel Miranda has lived in Greenwich Village, Inwood, Upper West Hell (as he calls a dreary block between the Upper West Side and Hell’s Kitchen) and now Harlem with his wife, Vanessa Nadal, a lawyer, though they are about to move — at long last — to Washington Heights, where Mr. Miranda, […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ Heading to Public Theater | NY Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' Heading to Public Theater | NY Times

By PATRICK HEALY “Hamilton,” a much-anticipated new musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (“In the Heights”), who sets the story of Alexander Hamilton and the founding fathers to contemporary hip-hop, will have its world premiere next winter at the Public Theater, executives there announced Thursday. Mr. Miranda won the 2008 Tony Award for best score for “In […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda donates thousands to arts initiatives | NBC Latino

Lin-Manuel Miranda donates thousands to arts initiatives | NBC Latino

by Liliana Llamas, @llamasliliana Lin-Manuel Miranda is giving back to his community in a big way. The Tony Award winning actor and composer will donate thousands of dollars to arts initiatives in Northern Manhattan, home to Miranda’s Washington Heights neighborhood today. He will present a $92,000 donation check to The Broadway League’s “Family First Nights” […]


Hitting the Heights: Tony-winning Broadway musical returns to neighborhood for one-night performance | NY Daily News

Hitting the Heights: Tony-winning Broadway musical returns to neighborhood for one-night performance | NY Daily News

Heights native Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote and starred in the musical, brings it Monday to the United Palace theater in Washington Heights By Michael J. Feeney / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS THE award-winning Broadway musical “In the Heights” is coming home to the neighborhood that provided its inspiration in a one-night-only concert in the heart […]


Epiphany: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Epiphany: Lin-Manuel Miranda

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In the Heights: In Concert in Washington Heights | Playbill

In the Heights: In Concert in Washington Heights | Playbill

By Adam Hetrick Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo and Tony nominees Olga Merediz and Robin de Jesús will reunite for a one-night-only concert of the Washington Heights-set musical In the Heights, which will be staged at the United Palace of Cultural Arts in February 2013. Viva Broadway, an initiative of the Broadway […]


My New York: Lin-Manuel Miranda | NBC

My New York: Lin-Manuel Miranda | NBC


‘In the Heights’ Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads | NYTimes

‘In the Heights’ Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads | NYTimes

By KATE TAYLOR Lin-Manuel Miranda has had a busy few years since his musical “In the Heights,” a hip-hop-infused celebration of the grit and dreams of Latino immigrants in Washington Heights, became a hit on Broadway and won a shelf full of Tony Awards. He has rapped for President Obama at the White House. He […]


The Alexander Hamilton Mixtape: History Revived, Revitalized & Remixed

The Alexander Hamilton Mixtape: History Revived, Revitalized & Remixed

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Kevin Yatarola Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius. His performance last week at Lincoln Center to kick off the new season of the American Songbook series was nothing short of historic. No pun intended. Seriously though, Mr. Miranda’s latest project “The Alexander Hamilton Mixtape” is a magnificent mélange that marries […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Rapping on Alexander Hamilton | NY Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Rapping on Alexander Hamilton | NY Times

By ERIK PIEPENBURG “WHY hasn’t anyone done a hip-hop version of Alexander Hamilton’s life?” Lin-Manuel Miranda wondered aloud recently. ”It’s a hip-hop story. It’s Tupac.” Sure, both men’s lives were marked by boastfulness, torrid sexual exploits and gun duels. But it takes a cultural omnivore like Mr. Miranda, the Tony-winning creator of “In the Heights,” […]


Lincoln Center Presents American Songbook Ft Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lincoln Center Presents American Songbook Ft Lin-Manuel Miranda

The star and Tony Award–winning composer and lyricist of Broadway’s In the Heights performs a sneak preview of new songs from an anticipated work-in-progress: The Hamilton Mixtape, a hip-hop song cycle about the life and death of Alexander Hamilton. Miranda first performed part of The Hamilton Mixtape for President Obama at the White House; this […]

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