Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘Hamilton’

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘Hamilton’
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And the hits keep coming! Playwright-actor Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama on Monday, according to TheWrap. Hamilton is the first musical since 2010’s Next to Normal to win the prestigious award.

The always-humble Miranda’s initial tweet was the flushed face emoji, followed by a Christian Bale GIF from Newsies and then tweeting the word “grateful” more than a dozen times.

MORE: How Lin-Manuel Miranda is Revolutionizing Broadway

The Pulitzer Prize is the first of an expected slew of awards Miranda and the Hamilton crew will collect. To find out more about the man behind the smash Broadway play, read our introspective feature Lin-Sanity