Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Here to Teach Us Broadway Slang
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How can you tell if your relationship is real, or a mere showmance? What are you supposed to do when someone barks, "Thank you, 5!" in your face? And— perhaps most importantly—what is YOUR money note? Hamilton creator/Mary Poppins Returns star/all-around genius Lin-Manuel Miranda is here with the answers to these and other Broadway-vocabulary questions we didn't even know we had.
Vanity Fair had Miranda rapid-fire translate tons of musical-theater slang both familiar and obscure for their YouTube series that we're calling "Celebrity X Teaches You Y Slang." Clever, we know. We'd spill more fun details of the 5-minute vid, but there'd be some serious spoilers. You'll just have to watch for yourself—and let us know your favorite Great White Way-specific term in the comments!
Lin-Manuel Miranda Teaches You Broadway Slang | Vanity Fair
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