Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tina Fey join forces at the WGA Strike Broadway Day Rally


Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tina Fey spoke out on behalf of screenwriters and TV writers everywhere, and were joined by some of Broadway’s best and brightest.

The 43-year-old Miranda – who recently attended the Tony Awards – and 53-year-old Fey were among the more prominent speakers during the WGA Strike Broadway Day Rally in Times Square on Thursday.

They were joined by Sara Bareilles, Sharon Catherine Brown, Lauren Patten, Paula Pell, Christine Pedi, Alex Edelman and Nicole Parker, along with Rent stars Norbert Leo Butz, Adam Pascal.

Miranda was wearing a black baseball cap that read ‘Words’ three times, along with a dark grey t-shirt for the Broadway musical Hadestown.

After his time on stage, he was seen petting Sara Bareilles’ dog, a schnauzer named Louie, at the event.

Lin-Manuel: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tina Fey spoke out on behalf of screenwriters and TV writers everywhere, and were joined by some of Broadway's best and brightest.

Lin-Manuel: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tina Fey spoke out on behalf of screenwriters and TV writers everywhere, and were joined by some of Broadway’s best and brightest.

Speakers: The 43-year-old Miranda and 53-year-old Fey were among the more prominent speakers during the WGA Strike Broadway Day Rally in Times Square on Thursday

Speakers: The 43-year-old Miranda and 53-year-old Fey were among the more prominent speakers during the WGA Strike Broadway Day Rally in Times Square on Thursday

On stage: Miranda was wearing a black baseball cap that read 'Words' three times, along with a dark grey t-shirt for the Broadway musical Hadestown

On stage: Miranda was wearing a black baseball cap that read ‘Words’ three times, along with a dark grey t-shirt for the Broadway musical Hadestown

Dog: After his time on stage, he was seen petting Sara Bareilles' dog, a schnauzer named Louie, at the event

Dog: After his time on stage, he was seen petting Sara Bareilles’ dog, a schnauzer named Louie, at the event

Fey was spotted wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans along with black sunglasses for the rally.

She also had a brown purse slung from her shoulders, and was seen with John Lutz and Paula Pell during the rally.

The 30 Rock creator was also seen giving Miranda a hug during the rally, which attracted writers and supporters from all over to Manhattan. 

Bareilles also took to the stage donning a white and violet striped shirt during the rally for writers everywhere.

Sharon Catherine Brown donned a grey WGA strike t-shirt plus a black baseball cap and black sunglasses. 

Actress Nicole Parker also wore the same grey WGA strike t-shirt while she took the stage as well. 

Alex Edelman opted for a light grey suit while taking to the stage during the WGA strike rally. 

Christine Pedi opted for a black ensemble with a black and white scarf while speaking on stage. 

Tina and Paula: She also had a brown purse slung from her shoulders, and was seen with John Lutz and Paula Pell during the rally

Tina and Paula: She also had a brown purse slung from her shoulders, and was seen with John Lutz and Paula Pell during the rally

Hugs: The 30 Rock creator was also seen giving Miranda a hug during the rally, which attracted writers and supporters from all over to Manhattan

Hugs: The 30 Rock creator was also seen giving Miranda a hug during the rally, which attracted writers and supporters from all over to Manhattan

Sara's look: Bareilles also took to the stage donning a white and violet striped shirt during the rally for writers everywhere

Sara’s look: Bareilles also took to the stage donning a white and violet striped shirt during the rally for writers everywhere

Sharon: Sharon Catherine Brown donned a grey WGA strike t-shirt plus a black baseball cap and black sunglasses

Sharon: Sharon Catherine Brown donned a grey WGA strike t-shirt plus a black baseball cap and black sunglasses

Nicole: Actress Nicole Parker also wore the same grey WGA strike t-shirt while she took the stage as well

Nicole: Actress Nicole Parker also wore the same grey WGA strike t-shirt while she took the stage as well

Alex: Alex Edelman opted for a light grey suit while taking to the stage during the WGA strike rally

Alex: Alex Edelman opted for a light grey suit while taking to the stage during the WGA strike rally

Christine: Christine Pedi opted for a black ensemble with a black and white scarf while speaking on stage

Christine: Christine Pedi opted for a black ensemble with a black and white scarf while speaking on stage

Stars: Rent stars Norbert Leo Butz and Adam Pascal also both took the stage on Thursday, decades after starring in the hit Broadway musical

Stars: Rent stars Norbert Leo Butz and Adam Pascal also both took the stage on Thursday, decades after starring in the hit Broadway musical

Lauren: Lauren Patten also belted out a few tunes while taking the stage in a sleeveless black tank top and a black baseball hat

Lauren: Lauren Patten also belted out a few tunes while taking the stage in a sleeveless black tank top and a black baseball hat

Paula: Paula Pell also took to the stage in a black ensemble, sharing one of her old headshots with the crowd

Paula: Paula Pell also took to the stage in a black ensemble, sharing one of her old headshots with the crowd

Rent stars Norbert Leo Butz and Adam Pascal also both took the stage on Thursday, decades after starring in the hit Broadway musical.

Lauren Patten also belted out a few tunes while taking the stage in a sleeveless black tank top and a black baseball hat. 

Paula Pell also took to the stage in a black ensemble, sharing one of her old headshots with the crowd. 

The Writers Guild of America strike is wrapping up its seventh full week, with picket lines and rallies taking place in various locations in New York and Los Angeles and many other places in between.



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