Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon anticipate Broadway’s return with ‘Hamilton’ parody

On Tuesday’s The Tonight Show, Lin-Manuel Miranda joined Jimmy Fallon for a musical tribute to all the Broadway shows they’ve missed in the last 16 months, and were joined by stage veterans during their song.

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Filmed before a fully vaccinated audience in Studio 6B,”Broadway’s Back” paid homage to more than a dozen musicals, including Aladdin, Book of Mormon, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Come From Away, Company, Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown, The Lion King, Moulin Rouge, Phantom of the Opera, Six, West Side Story and Wicked.

Fallon and Miranda were joined by Kristin Chenoweth, Christopher Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, and Laura Benanti were on hand to join in for a reinterpretation of Hamilton‘s “You’ll Be Back.” Also joining the performance were Jimmy Smits and Olga Merediz who star in the film adaptation of Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, which releases in theaters and on HBO Max on Thursday, June 10.

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