Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Engaged on ‘The Warriors’ Broadway Present

Hamilton followers who’ve been patiently ready for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s subsequent Broadway musical could lastly get … The Warriors.

Miranda is reportedly engaged on a musical model of the traditional ’70s New York motion movie by Walter Hill, which was in flip based mostly on a novel by Sol Yurick. The film model follows a Coney Island gang named the Warriors as they’re framed for the homicide of one other highly effective gang chief, and should battle to return to their dwelling turf in Brooklyn. Alongside the way in which, they encounter much more colourful gangs just like the Baseball Furies.

The New York Put up claims its “sundown-to-sunrise story — which spans Manhattan, Brooklyn and The Bronx — is smart for the lifelong New Yorker with a number of hits already set in his hometown: In The Heights and, after all, Hamilton.”

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Within the years since Hamilton turned an era-defining hit on Broadway, Miranda has largely labored in movie, writing songs for movies corresponding to VivoMoana, and Encanto, and directing a movie model of the Jonathan Larson musical Tick, Tick… Growth! He lately contributed further lyrics to a brand new musical based mostly on the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York; it lately closed on Broadway after enjoying for slightly over three months. Miranda additionally launched a filmed model of Hamilton on Disney+ in 2020.

The Warriors, with its take a look at New York Metropolis gangs within the Seventies, may appear to be an oddball selection for a musical, however New York Metropolis gangs within the Nineteen Fifties labored for West Facet Story, so I see no motive why it wouldn’t work once more. And The Warriors’ colourful world of costumed gangs looks like it ought to match fairly nicely within the outsized world of the Broadway musical. Are you able to dig it?

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