Lin-Manuel Miranda Won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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Lin-Manuel Miranda – the man who you should start betting on for the 2017 Oscars – just won a 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his Broadway hit, Hamilton. Tennessee Williams, Eugene O’Neill, Thornton Wilder, Tony Kushner, and Sam Shepard are among other recipients of the award, according to Buzzfeed.

Since its debut last year, Hamilton has proved nearly impossible to score tickets to. As a result, the show has earned more than $500,000 in profit every week. And off the stage, Miranda has also been unstoppable. In less than a year, he won a MacArthur Genius Grant and a Grammy.

And as always, Miranda remains humble: