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Lin-Manuel Miranda Reportedly Exiting “Hamilton” in July


Theo Wargo/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Lin-Manuel Miranda, star of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, will soon be saying goodbye to the show, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

Insiders tell the entertainment industry trade publication that Miranda’s contract expires July 9, and he plans to leave the production to work on other projects, including a film adaptation of his first Broadway musical, In the Heights.

He’ll also star with Emily Blunt in Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns and wrote music for the Disney animated musical Moana, opening nationwide November 23. Hamilton touring productions are in the works, and he reportedly has seeds of an idea for a new musical. 

In addition to starring in Hamilton, Miranda, 36, also wrote the book and music for the play, which has earned a record 16 nominations at the Tony Awards, coming up June 12.

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