The Current Prince Of Broadway

The Current Prince Of Broadway
New York -- Lin-Manuel Miranda somehow manages to squeeze out more stuff in his day than other mere mortals.

You name it, the Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist of Broadway's "In the Heights" is probably doing it. A rap album about Alexander Hamilton? Ok. A musical about cheerleaders? Oh, yes. Taking his sketch comedy group onto TV? Indeed.

So it seems perfectly natural for the 32-year-old to find himself this month in a Stephen Sondheim musical. Miranda is starring in a revival of "Merrily We Roll Along" at the New York City Center from Feb. 8-19 as part of its popular Encores! musical theater series.

The musical, which runs backward in time from 1976 to 1955, examines the lives of three people whose friendship is tested. It features some of Sondheim's best songs, including "Not a Day Goes By," "Old Friends," "Our Time" and "Opening Doors."

But, naturally, that's not all that's on Miranda's plate.
See full article at Huffington Post »

Similar News