Today’s guest is a Pulitzer Prize, Grammy®, Emmy®, Tony® and Olivier Award-winning songwriter, actor and director. Creator and original star of Broadway’s Tony®-winning Hamilton and In the Heights. Additional Broadway: Freestyle Love Supreme (co-creator, guest performer, Special Tony® Award Recipient), Bring It On (co-composer/co-lyricist, Tony® nomination for Best Musical) and West Side Story (2009 revival, Spanish translations). Recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award, the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors and the 2019 Portrait of a Nation Prize. Our guest, alongside his Family, are active supporters of initiatives that increase people of color’s representation throughout the arts and government, ensure access to women’s reproductive health, and promote resilience in Puerto Rico. TV/Film credits include: Television/film credits include: Hamilton (2021 Emmy® Award,Outstanding Variety Special - Pre-Recorded), His Dark Materials, Fosse/Verdon, Curb Your Enthusiasm (2018 Emmy® nomination), Saturday Night Live (2017 Emmy® nomination), DuckTales, Sesame Street, The Electric Company, House, We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, Siempre, Luis, 200 Cartas, Mary Poppins Returns, Moana (Grammy® Award for Best Original Song), In the Heights, Vivo, tick, tick… BOOM! and Encanto (2022 Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Song). For Vanessa, best of wives and best of women. And The Writer Is… Lin-Manuel Miranda!
Watercolor by: Michael Richey White
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