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Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks About Bringing 'Hamilton' to Puerto Rico!

Lin-Manuel Miranda is doing great things for Puerto Rico!

The 37-year-old Hamilton creator and star made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday (November 17).

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During his visit with Ellen DeGeneres, Lin-Manuel spoke about his $2.5 million initiative to help rebuild his homeland of Puerto Rico following the destruction of Hurricane Maria.

He also discussed his participation in the upcoming Unity March on Sunday (November 19), as well as bringing Hamilton to Puerto Rico in the hopes of reviving tourism.

Plus, watch him go head-to-head with a seven-year-old presidential expert to help raise money for Puerto Rico! Watch below.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ana de Armas, & Edgar Ramirez Join Forces at Latin Grammys 2017!

Lin-Manuel Miranda took home the President’s Merit Award at the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards!

The 37-year-old composer and Hamilton creator suited up for the event at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday night (November 16) in Las Vegas.

He was joined by Ana de Armas, who dazzled in a black and silver mini dress, and her Hands Of Stone co-star Edgar Ramirez.

Also in attendance were Wilmer Valderrama, Jackie Cruz, Jaime Camil, and Luis Fonsi, who took home Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Urban Fusion/Performance, AND Best Short Form Music Video for “Despacito.”

Juanes accepted the award for Best Pop/Rock Album for Mis Planes Son Amarte, and he performed on stage alongside Alessia Cara and Logic. Flo Rida also took the stage.

Luis brought along his wife Agueda Lopez, and Juanes was joined by his wife Karen Martinez.

Also pictured inside: Lin-Manuel raising funds for Puerto Rico’s hurricane relief efforts at Geffen Playhouse and Hispanic Federation UNIDOS’ fundraiser on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

FYI: Ana is wearing Ralph & Russo.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Bringing 'Hamilton' to Puerto Rico, Will Reprise Leading Role

Lin-Manuel Miranda will step back into the role of Alexander Hamilton when he brings the hit musical Hamilton to Puerto Rico for a limited engagement in 2019.

Hamilton will play a three week run from January 8-27 in 2019, at Teatro UPR, which is the theater at the University of Puerto Rico located in San Juan.

“Bringing Hamilton: An American Musical to Puerto Rico is a dream that I’ve had since we first opened at The Public Theater in 2015,” Lin-Manuel said in a statement (via THR). “When I last visited the island, a few weeks before Hurricane Maria, I had made a commitment to not only bring the show to Puerto Rico, but also return again to the title role. In the aftermath of Maria we decided to expedite the announcement of the project to send a bold message that Puerto Rico will recover and be back in business, stronger than ever.”

Lin-Manuel was nominated for a Tony for his role in Hamilton back in 2016, and won two Tonys for the score and book of the musical that same year.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Developing a New Series at Showtime!

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda just keeps piling more projects onto his busy schedule and the latest one sounds exciting!

The Emmy, Grammy, and Tony-winning entertainer will be the executive producer of the new series The Kingkiller Chronicle, which is being developed at Showtime.

Lin-Manuel will also compose music for the series.

“Showtime has always championed bold storytelling,” Miranda said in a statement. “Pat Rothruss’ ‘Kingkiller’ series is some of the most exciting storytelling I have ever read. I could not be more thrilled to help bring the sights and sounds of his wondrous world of Temerant to the screen.”

The series will follow the “wizard Kvothe, who survives a tragic childhood to become a notorious household name,” according to Variety.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Surprises 'Tonight Show' Audience Member with Epic 'Hamilton'-Inspired Freestyle!

Lin-Manuel Miranda made a lucky audience member very happy on Tuesday’s (October 24) episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon!

The 37-year-old Hamilton creator joined Jimmy‘s house band for a segment called “Freestylin’ with The Roots” in which the musicians made up songs for those in studio inspired by their lives.

Lin-Manuel appeared during the very last freestyle and got an audience member who feels if a Broadway show was made about her life it would be called “The Sassy Life” and she would be played by Adele.

Lin-Manuel proceeded with an epic freestyle with a Hamilton-inspired twist – Watch below!


Freestylin’ with The Roots and Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Chris Brown, Lin-Manuel Miranda & DJ Khaled Hit Stage at Tidal x Brooklyn Concert!

Chris Brown dances it out as he hits the stage during the TIDAL X: Brooklyn Concert held at Barclays Center on Tuesday (October 17) in New York City.

The 28-year-old singer was joined at the event by fellow performers and presenters Lin-Manuel Miranda, Justine Skye, DJ Khaled, Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz, Lewis Hamilton, Vic Mensa, Fabolous, Fat Joe and Stevie Wonder.

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Collected funds for the concert will go towards relief and recovery for those affected by the unprecedented natural disasters, including: Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and the earthquakes that took place in Mexico.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants Weinstein Company to Release 'In the Heights' Rights

Quiara Alegria Hudes, the writer behind the book for Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights, wants The Weinstein Company to sever ties with the show – and Lin-Manuel Miranda is co-signing her request.

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, Quiara released a statement on Twitter on Thursday (October 12).

“As a woman, I can no longer do business with The Weinstein Company…I hope The Weinstein Company has enough grace, in the wake of these revelations, to respect my stand as a woman, and to allow us to extricate In The Heights from them. In The Heights deserves a fresh start in a studio where I’ll feel safe (as will my actors and collaborators),” she wrote.

Lin-Manuel, who wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway show, retweeted the statement, adding: “As usual, Quiara does the prose best. She speaks for us both.”

In The Heights was nominated for 13 Tony Awards and won four, including Best Musical.

See Quiara‘s statement in full below.