EXCLUSIVE: Lin-Manuel Miranda on the End of his Broadway Show 'In the Heights'

We recently caught up with composer/actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, who rocked the world of Broadway with his amazing show In the Heights—a musical about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York that incorporated hip-hop and salsa rhythms, featured an almost entirely Latino cast and wracked up four TONY Awards in 2008 (including Best Musical).

With In the Heights coming to an end on January 9th (it's among the top 100 longest running Broadway shows ever) we wanted to know how Miranda felt, given that the show has been his passion project for more than 10 years. We also asked Manuel about returning to the show in the role he originated, Usnavi. Here's what the award-winning lyricist had to say:

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I'm a raging opinionista and I love to share my ramblings on everything from pop culture to food to stuff that makes me laugh & cry! I've worked in all types of media (TV, film, print) and was previously the online editor at Latina magazine before joining Mamás Latinas. On most nights you can find me working my way through my library of cookbooks or playing with my puppy Lola (my only child so far). I have a wonderful hubby who shares my passion for any and all kinds of travel. Together, we've formed a semi-professional wine drinking team.

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