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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants Donald Trump to See His Broadway Show

Broadway game changer Lin-Manuel Miranda poses on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s latest issue.

Here is what the 35-year-old Tony-winning actor/composer/writer had to tell the mag about his groundbreaking new musical Hamilton and more:

On racism in Hollywood: “I can’t say I have enough experience with Hollywood to feel that I’ve encountered racism there… I don’t differentiate between black and Latino actors. We’re in the same struggle to be represented in a way that’s even close to honest.”

On his relationship with President Obama: “With the show opening as Obama’s presidency is winding down, it feels very fitting and full circle. I don’t know what his legacy will be. I do know that the thing that Hamilton and Obama have in common is that they’re totally improbable stories — except they happened.”

On Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump: “It would be fun to have Donald Trump see the show….my reaction to his comments about Mexicans isn’t important. What matters is that the world reacted, and he saw that speech has consequences. You can say the most hateful shit you want, and you can be boisterous and loud and get attention, and that has worked very well, but it’s going to have consequences. If Trump performs the magic trick of making working-class people believe in a guy who spends his father’s money, more power to him. But it’s an illusion. This is not a working-class hero. We’ve had characters like Trump in American politics forever… I’m trying to take the long view and not make Trump a part of my life; it’s bad enough we have to endure his ugly buildings.”

For more from Lin-Manuel‘s op-ed piece, visit THR.com!

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' Opens on Broadway to Raves

Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband Matthew Broderick walk the red carpet at the opening night performance of Broadway’s new musical Hamilton on Thursday (August 6) in New York City.

The show received a star-studded crowd that night. Allison Williams, Lucy Liu, Raven Symone, Peter Dinklage, Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann, Jon Bon Jovi with his wife and daughter, and Orange Is the New Black stars Laverne Cox, Samira Wiley, Danielle Brooks, and Selenis Leyva were all in attendance. Broadway stars like Patina Miller, Aaron Tveit, and Steven Pasquale also showed their support.

Hamilton was created by and stars Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda. The show has been getting universal rave reviews and has been called a history-making show for the American theatre canon. Make sure to get your tickets now before you can’t get them at all!

Lin-Manuel, Jonathan Groff, Leslie Odom Jr., and the rest of the cast celebrated the opening night success at a party following the performance. See some pics below!

FYI: Lin-Manuel is wearing John Varvatos. SJP is wearing an Elie Saab Haute Couture gown. Matthew is wearing Ralph Lauren Black Label. Allison is wearing an Oscar de la Renta blouse and pants with Irene Neuwirth earrings. Lucy is wearing a Monique Lhuillier jacket and dress. Patina is wearing a Balmain top and pants. Jonathan is wearing a Suit Supply suit, Kent & Curwen shirt, a DSquared2 tie, a The Tie Bar pocket square, and Vince shoes. Leslie is wearing a David Hart suit, Burberry polo, and Vince shoes. Samira is wearing a Natori dress, Chelsea Paris heels, and Kara Ross clutch. Laverne is wearing an Opening Ceremony dress and clutch.

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Jonathan Groff Gets Support from Sutton Foster at 'Hamilton'!

Jonathan Groff and longtime pal Sutton Foster share a super sweet moment backstage of his new Broadway musical Hamilton held at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Wednesday (August 5) in New York City.

The 30-year-old actor along with his co-star Renee Elise Goldsberry, musical director Alex Lacamoire and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda also got a visit from The View co-host Michelle Collins.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jonathan Groff

Hamilton is currently in previews but will officially be opening on Friday (August 7) – you can buy tickets here!

10+ pictures inside of Jonathan Groff and others backstage at Hamilton… More Here! »

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Jonathan Groff & 'Hamilton' Cast Celebrate Their First Week on Broadway!

Jonathan Groff hugs co-star Renée Elise Goldsberry at the party to celebrate Hamilton‘s first week of previews at Urbo on Saturday (July 18) in New York City.

The 30-year-old actor, who stars in the musical, was joined by the cast and crew of the hit new musical including writer Lin-Manuel Miranda, actors Christopher Jackson, Leslie Odom, Jr., Javier Muñoz, Daveed Diggs, and more.

Hamilton is currently in previews before the official opening in August – you can buy tickets here if you’re in the area!

FYI: The party was sponsored by Hennessy V.S.O.P.

20+ pictures inside of Jonathan Groff and the cast of HamiltonMore Here! »

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Kristin Chenoweth & Helen Mirren Win Big at Drama Desks

Kristin Chenoweth and Helen Mirren show off their trophies after winning big at the 2015 Drama Desk Awards on Sunday night (May 31) in New York City.

The ladies won the awards for Outstanding Actress in a Musical and Outstanding Actress in a Play, respectively. Kristin picked up her award for On the Twentieth Century while Helen won for her work in The Audience.

Other winners included triple winner Lin-Manuel Miranda from Hamilton and You Can’t Take It With You‘s Annaleigh Ashford.

Also in attendance at the event were Skylight‘s Carey Mulligan, host Laura Benanti, Hand to God‘s Marc Kudisch, Finding Neverland‘s Laura Michelle Kelly and Carolee Carmello, Fun Home‘s Sydney Lucas, Something Rotten‘s Brian d’Arcy James and Christian Borle, as well as Jessie Mueller and Andrew Rannells.

FYI: Kristin is wearing a Jonathan Simkhai dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Eva Fehren jewelry. Jessie is wearing a Randi Rahm dress. Carey is wearing a Balenciaga dress. Helen is wearing a Dolce&Gabbana dress.

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Kristin Chenoweth & Helen Mirren Win Big at the Outer Critics Circle Awards Gala 2015!

Kristin Chenoweth and Helen Mirren are classy ladies in white while attending the 2015 Outer Critics Circle Awards Gala held at Sardi’s restaurant on Thursday (May 21) in New York City.

The ladies were joined by Andy Karl, Nick Cordero, Alex Sharp, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Kristin‘s former Promises, Promises co-star Katie Finneran at the event bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theatre.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin took home Outstanding Actress in a Musical for On the Twentieth Century, Helen won Outstanding Actress in a Play for The Audience, Andy scored Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for On The Twentieth Century, and last but not least Alex was awarded Outstanding Actor in a Play for Sharp The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

25+ pictures inside of Kristin Chenoweth, Helen Mirren, and others at the ceremony… More Here! »

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Amal Clooney Takes Her Parents to New York's Hottest Show

Amal Alamuddin Clooney shows off her chic style while heading into the theater to catch a performance of the Off-Broadway musical Hamilton on Friday (May 1) in New York City.

The 37-year-old human rights lawyer was joined at the show by her mom Baria and her dad Ramzi for a family night out.

Hamilton has been the hottest ticket in town this whole year and it will end its Off-Broadway run this weekend. The show will then transfer uptown to Broadway in the summer.

The show’s creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter that day to discourage people from buying tickets on Stubhub and told them to wait till the show is on Broadway instead.

20+ pictures inside of Amal Clooney attending the musical… More Here! »

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