Lin-Manuel Miranda decided to write a musical after seeing RENT for the first time

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Lin-Manuel Miranda says seeing ‘RENT’ for the first time made him “want to write a musical”. The 41-year-old star – who has seen huge success with ‘Hamilton’ and ‘In The Heights’ – has directed new movie ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ about late playwright Jonathan Larson, and Miranda has a deep connection to his work. Appearing on the ‘Jess Cagle Show’, he said: “I was an angsty morbid teenager, I had a poster of Brandon lee in The Crow on my wall. What initially pulled me in was the story of the fact that this brilliant composer did not get to see his work fulfilled, but that didn’t prepare me for si…

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