Lin-Manuel Miranda is a stage composer, writer and actor, who made his directorial debut with Tick Tick… Boom !, the story of Broadway composer Jonathan Larson and his struggles as an artist before write the world famous musical, Rent.
Lin-Manuel is best known for its Pulitzer Prize, the Tony and Emmy-winning musical Hamilton, which remains one of the most popular musicals on Broadway and the West End today.
He tells Krishnan about Jonathan Larson’s influence on him as a writer, the Hamilton years, and how he sees America now.
Tic, Tic… Boom! is available on Netflix now
This episode was recorded in December 2021.
Produced By: Faye White and Max Velody
Sources: Netflix, New York City Center / Encores! Off-Center, Warner Bros. Pictures, Disney +, Atlantic Records / WEA International Inc.
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