Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexander Hamilton is coming to “Saturday Night Live.” NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host “SNL” on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. treasury secretary. Twenty One Pilots duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will be the show’s musical guests. “SNL” opens … Continue reading

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ wins Kennedy Prize for Drama
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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ wins Kennedy Prize for Drama

NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda’s revolutionary stage musical “Hamilton” has won a Grammy, a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation and now another honor — one of the largest prizes given for dramatic writing. Columbia University said Monday that “Hamilton” had won The Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, which … Continue reading

‘Hamilton’ cast album makes history singing about history
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‘Hamilton’ cast album makes history singing about history

  NEW YORK (AP) — The cast album from the Broadway smash “Hamilton” has done something few such recordings have done in quite some time. How long? Since Richard Burton was King Arthur onstage — the first time. Atlantic Records said last week that “Hamilton” has so far sold over 54,000 albums, had more than … Continue reading