Lin-Manuel Miranda to Reprise His 'Hamilton' Role for 24 Performances in Puerto Rico

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is on a mission to make a distinction together with his craft. Miranda advised People journal on Monday (Oct. 1) that he'll revisit the position of Alexander Hamilton for 24 performances of Hamilton at the University of Puerto Rico, in hopes to uplift the world affected by Hurricane Maria. The efficiency will mark the primary time Miranda has performed the position since he left the unique Hamilton forged on Broadway

Coinciding with the brand new announcement, Miranda additionally co-launched the Flamboyan Arts Fund, devoted to preserving, amplifying and sustaining the humanities in Puerto Rico.

  

“It’s a wrestle to be an arts group wherever, significantly on an island that’s been harm by one of many worst hurricanes in historical past," Miranda shared. “I imagine artwork helps us survive. We can’t look forward to Puerto Rico to recuperate to then assist the humanities as a result of there isn't a telling when that shall be. We have to assist the artists who're on the market now. We have to have their backs.”

All income from Hamilton‘s Puerto Rico performances will go towards the fund.