Jimmy Buffett & Lin-Manuel Miranda have more in common than you might know

SiriusXM Town Hall with JIMMY BUFFETT and Lin Manuel Miranda premieres 3/19 at 5pm ET on Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24).

Caitlin Carter
March 15, 2018

Who does a musical hitmaker turn to for advice when attempting to launch a Broadway phenomenon? Well, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda seems like a pretty good bet these days. Jimmy Buffett, whose Broadway musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE debuts this week, did just that by enlisting his friend to give notes on the show as he was developing it. The two hitmakers talked about their friendship and buzzworthy projects during a Town Hall moderated by Justin McElroy on Buffett’s own SiriusXM channel Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24).

During the interview, Miranda and Buffett were both asked who they would cast the other person as in their respective musicals. See how they responded:

Elsewhere in the interview, Buffett talked about how he can always pick out the true Parrottheads and how they’ll “tailgate” ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE shows in New York.

SiriusXM Town Hall with Jimmy Buffett and Lin Manuel Miranda premieres 3/19 at 5pm ET on Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24). Click here to listen live when it airs. 

Encore airings on Radio Margaritaville: 3/19 at 8pm ET; 3/20 at 7am, Noon & 6pm ET; 3/21 at 10am, 3pm & 10pm ET; 3/22 at 8am, 4pm & Midnight ET; 3/23 at 6am, 5pm &11pm ET; 3/24 at 1pm &10pm ET; 3/25 at 9am, 2pm, 6pm &1am ET; 3/26 at Noon ET; 3/27 at 9pm ET; 3/28 at 3pm ET

Encore airings on SiriusXM On Broadway (Ch. 72)3/22 at 6pm ET; 3/23 at 8am & 12pm ET; 3/24 at 5pm &10pm ET; 3/25 at 2pm ET; 3/26 at 7am & 9pm ET

From music’s favorite storyteller JIMMY BUFFETT comes ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, the musical comedy the Chicago Sun-Times calls “the feel-good musical that finds the joy of living in the moment.” With a book by Emmy® Award winner GREG GARCIA and Emmy ® nominee MIKE O’MALLEY, this electrifying new production is choreographed by Tony Award ® nominee KELLY DEVINE and directed by last year’s Tony Award ® winner CHRISTOPHER ASHLEY. ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is now playing on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre in New York City.

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