'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to be honored at Starkey gala

The Broadway hero will attend the July gala in St. Paul.
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Broadway royalty will be in St. Paul this July, when Lin-Manuel Miranda is in town for the star-studded Starkey Hearing Foundation Awards Gala.

There's arguably no bigger star in musical theater in the world today than Miranda, who created, wrote, composed and starred in the global smash "Hamilton."

The 38-year-old New Yorker will be honored at the So The World May Hear Awards Gala at the RiverCentre in St. Paul on July 15.

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Other honorees just announced include award-winning producer Shep Gordon, Special Olympics chairman Tim Shriver, and composer/singer/philanthropist Paul Williams.

They're among the first of what will be several celebrity announcements over the coming weeks.

Last year's event saw Ben Affleck among the honorees, with the event also attended by, among others, Caitlyn Jenner, Steven Tyler,  Sinbad, Frankie Muniz and Evander Holyfield.

Hamilton is coming to Minneapolis this fall, you can find out ticket information here. 

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