• Kya: Is brooding a sport where you come from? Do they hold competitions? Hand out trophies for the best scowl?
  • Lin: I’m not “brooding”.
  • Kya: Moping, then. You seem like you’re a champion at it.
  • Lin: I’m perfectly content at the moment.
  • Kya: Oh, that’s you smiling? Glad you clarified that. I’d never have known.
  • Lin Manuel-Miranda: *reads a historical book and decides to turn it into a cutting edge revolutionary musical with a modern music style as well as star in the musical himself*
  • American Theatre Wing: omg he's amazing and this musical is the best wow all of the awards
  • Dave Malloy: *reads a historical book and decides to turn it into a cutting edge revolutionary musical combining modern and traditional styles of music and barely even has any spoken words in it and writes all of the music and orchestrations and stars in it himself and continuously makes changes and improvements for years for each new production of the show until it finally reaches broadway as the absolute best version of the show it can be*
  • American Theatre Wing: I can't read suddenly I don't know
Better Names for Broadway Stars:
  • Ben Fankhauser: Riff Daddy
  • Pippa Soo: Perfection
  • Aaron Tveit: Marry Me
  • Andrew Rannells: Leo's Successor #givetheguyatony
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda: Sunshine Personified
  • Jonathan Groff: The Best
  • Sydney Lucas: Unnaturally Talented
  • Lucas Steele: Anatole-y Crap What a Range
  • Idina Menzel: Just a Volcano Full of Power
  • Carmen Cusack: Underrated
  • Skylar Astin: Broadway to Pitch Perfect
  • Ben Platt: Pitch Perfect to Broadway
  • Mike Faist: The Sass
  • John Gallagher, Jr.: Sad Sad Sad Sad
  • Debbie Reynolds: The Matriarch
  • Gene Kelly: Magical Granddaddy

We are living in a world where children will grow up wanting to read a 800 page biography on an immigrant who founded the financial system for America and a 1200 page Russian novel that is the center of world literature. Do not tell me hip-hop and pop music is unimportant or a waste. And especially do not tell me they ruin the culture of music theater, or culture in general.

10

here’s some grofflin + renee

  • Me: *takes a deep breath* I lo-
  • Anyone who's been around me for at least 5 seconds: You love Lin-Manuel Miranda, we know. You Love Lin-Manuel Miranda so much, we know. You just love Lin-Manuel Miranda, he's the light of your eyes, we know. You love Lin-Manuel Miranda as a proud mother, you are proud of him he is a genius and almost a MacPEGOT, you are so proud of your Cinnamon roll, you are so proud and you love him so much. We fucking know. YOU LOVE LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA. WE KNOW.