Miranda won the Tony Award for his score to In the Heights, and was also Tony-nominated for Best Actor in a Musical for the production. He is also set to play the part in the film version of the musical.
His other credits include contributing Spanish lyrics to the current Broadway revival of West Side Story and composing new songs for the revised version of the musical Working. In addition, Miranda is collaborating with Tony award-winning composer Tom Kitt on the Broadway-aimed musical Bring It On.
Miranda is also a co-founder of the group Freestyle Love Supreme, and frequently performs with them.