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2016
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Lin-Manuel Miranda — Nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Show:
Hamilton

Role:
Founding Father Alexander Hamilton

Bio Brief:
A composer and performer, Miranda burst onto the Broadway scene with his Tony Award-winning show, In The Heights, where he also starred as Usnavi. Miranda also co-wrote music and lyrics for Bring It On: The Musical and starred in the Encores! productions of Merrily We Roll Along and tick, tick...BOOM!

Other Honors For This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Leslie Odom Jr.)
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical
—Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance 

Tony History:
2008: Tony Award for Best Score, In the Heights
2008: Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical, In the Heights
2016: Tony Award nomination for Best Score, Hamilton
2016: Tony Award nomination for Best Book, Hamilton

Fun Fact:
Miranda first performed a selection from Hamilton for President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in 2009, before the musical was completed. He, along with the cast, returned in 2016 to host a student workshop and perform songs from the show.

Quotable Quote:
"After I finished the second chapter of [Alexander Hamilton], I went on Google to see who had written it already. Like, someone's surely done this already, it's too good an idea not to have been done. No one had done it. So I did it."Miranda to Broadway.com, 2/15 

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actor in a Musical

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