Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda on honoring one of Broadway’s most influential artists with ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’ film

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New York Daily News

Lin-Manuel Miranda was a 21-year-old aspiring artist when the “Tick, Tick… Boom!” stage musical blew his mind. It was in October 2001 that Miranda — now known for creating Broadway blockbusters “In the Heights” and “Hamilton” — first witnessed Jonathan Larson’s semiautobiographical take on being a struggling songwriter in New York. “It was the show that strengthened my resolve to want to make theater for a living,” Miranda told the Daily News. Now, Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with a film adaptation of “Tick, Tick… Boom!” that stars Andrew Garfield as Larson. Miranda and Gar…

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