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Lin-Manuel Miranda's new honor is as sweet at dessert

Lin-Manuel Miranda has already this year won a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant. What more could he get?

The answer came Tuesday when the composer and writer of the Broadway smash "Hamilton" got a portrait unveiled at Sardi's, the legendary Broadway watering hole . The drawing will now hang alongside those of Whoopi Goldberg, Lucille Ball and Sally Field.

When asked how this honor was different, Miranda joked: "You can enjoy this with the best baked Alaska in town is the difference." His show is gunning for the best musical Tony Award on June...