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Friday, July 3, 2020: Alex Lacamoire, Nisha Ganatra and more

Today on q: Hamilton music director Alex Lacamoire, filmmaker Nisha Ganatra, singer-songwriter Michael Stipe and musician Aaron Dessner.
Hamilton music director Alex Lacamoire, filmmaker Nisha Ganatra, singer-songwriter Michael Stipe and musician Aaron Dessner. (Getty Images)
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Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • Grammy Award-winning music director Alex Lacamoire tells us about his work on the Broadway production of Hamilton and what it's like being Lin-Manuel Miranda's right-hand man.

  • Award-winning Canadian director Nisha Ganatra discusses her new movie, The High Note, how she broke into the film industry, and how she's made diversity a priority in everything she's done.

  • R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Aaron Dessner of The National talk about collaborating on a strangely prescient new song, No Time For Love Like Now, which they wrote before COVID-19 took hold of the world.

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