Posts Tagged ‘Lin-Manuel Miranda’

In The Heights . . . Dreams Come True

Icon Written by Cumba on December 6, 2008 – 3:25 pm

It’s videos like this that warm the heart. A ten year old fan of the Broadway show “In the Heights” got more than he imagined when he wrote Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and writer of the show asking to meet him backstage. Lin-Manuel orchestrated for the boy to perform the finale of the show in [...]

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In The Heights Wins Big at the Tonys

Icon Written by Cumba on June 22, 2008 – 11:58 am

Broadway critics and theatergoers are always bemoaning the fact that attracting a younger, more diverse crowd is essential to the ongoing success of live theater. Watching this year’s Tony show, I was glad to see the diversity in talent nominated. The live performances were a mixture of old school Broadway (including most of the new [...]

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