• How Lin-Manuel Miranda's ‘In the Heights' Went From College Project to Major Motion Picture

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    “In the Heights,” the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pre-“Hamilton” musical, finally hit theaters and HBO Max on Thursday. Although Broadway blockbusters are practically guaranteed to get the Hollywood treatment these days, this particular movie musical, helmed by Jon M. Chu , was two whole decades in the making.
    The Tony-winning musical centers on a bodega owner in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City with one foot in his childhood in the Dominican Republic and another in his dreams for the future.
    Below, see the show's journey from Miranda's college dorm room to...
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  • ‘In The Heights:' Did You Spot This ‘Hamilton' Easter Egg?

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    Jon M. Chu's “In the Heights” is bursting with color, life, music and movement, but Chu even managed to pack in a slight nod to Lin-Manuel Miranda's other musical you may have heard something about, “Hamilton.”
    It's a blink-and-miss-it moment, though “blink” is not even be the most appropriate term, and you may have noticed it without even knowing what it was. Here's the Easter Egg if you didn't catch it:
    At one point in the film, Jimmy Smits' character Kevin Rosario calls the admissions office at Stanford to see if he still has time to pay the tuition for his daughter Nina , who had...
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  • Why 'In the Heights' made these 5 major changes to the story

    13 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes explain the reasons behind the musical's biggest tweaks from the stage to the screen.
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  • Hear that? Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Tick, Tick. Boom!' trailer is a ticking time bomb

    13 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Andrew Garfield and Alexandra Shipp star in Lin-Manuel Miranda's feature directorial debut, 'Tick, Tick...Boom!,' based on the Broadway musical.
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  • In The Heights: Yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda Snuck His Parents Into One Beloved Song

    In The Heights: Yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda Snuck His Parents Into One Beloved Song

    13 days ago - By Cinéma Blend

    In the Heights was Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway musical, and he totally snuck his parents into the film.
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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda will sleep when he's dead, so here's the trailer for his tick, tick, BOOM! film adaptation

    13 days ago - By Up Worthy

    The announcement of Lin-Manuel Miranda's next project, tick, tick, BOOM! comes the day of the release of the long-awaited musical film...
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