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Musicals by Lin-Manuel Miranda – A Full List

Lin-Manuel Miranda is a three-time Tony Award winning composer and lyricist who is especially well-known for his mega hit musical, Hamilton. Miranda has also won a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Pulitzer Prize for his work, among many other accolades.

For your convenience, here’s a full chronological list of musicals and works by Lin-Manuel Miranda.


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Musicals by Lin-Manuel Miranda

In the Heights

Music/Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda  Book: Quiara Alegría Hudes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2005)

Set in New York City’s Washington Heights, this musical follows the inspiring Usnavi as he dreams of a brighter future. In the Heights was Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first Broadway musical and won an impressive four Tony Awards out of a whopping 13 nominations!


Bring It On

Music: Tom Kitt  Music/Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda  Lyrics: Amanda Green  Book: Jeff Whitty

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Inspired by the hit film, Bring It On is about the competitive world of high school cheerleading. This collaboration between Miranda, Kitt, Green, and Whitty received two Tony Award nominations.


21 Chump Street

Music/Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)

21 Chump Street is a short yet impactful musical, inspired by an episode of This American Life. The narrative unfolds as the protagonist unexpectedly falls for an undercover police officer.


Hamilton

Music/Lyrics/Book: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)

And of course, there’s Hamilton, a contemporary reimagining of the life of one of America’s founding fathers. With its resounding success, Hamilton brought in 11 Tony Awards (including ‘Best Musical’, ‘Best Book’, and ‘Best Original Score’) and the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama!


New York, New York

Music/Lyrics: John Kander, Fred Ebb  Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda  Book: David Thompson, Sharon Washington

Musical Type: Contemporary (2023)

New York, New York is a jukebox musical hybrid that weaves together both older songs from Kander and Ebb scores and new songs co-written with Lin-Manuel Miranda. The musical received nine Tony Award nominations at the 2023 ceremony.


Additional Work by LMM

2004: Freestyle Love Supreme (hip-hop group)

2009: West Side Story Broadway Revival➝ (Spanish translations)

2011: “A Very Good Day”➝ (Working revival)

2011: “Delivery”➝ (Working revival)

2016: Moana / Moana JR.➝

2017: “Fearless” – Mandy Gonzales➝

2018: Mary Poppins Returns (starring as Jack)

2021: Encanto➝

2021: Tick, Tick…BOOM!➝ (film direction)

2023: The Little Mermaid (new songs for the live action remake)


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Which of these musicals by Lin-Manuel Miranda is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of these Lin-Manuel Miranda musicals? Feel free to share in the comments below! And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!


Stacy Karyn, Author of Musicals by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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