Twenty One Pilots will serve as musical guest when Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda hosts SNL on Oct. 8

By People Staff
September 28, 2016 11:00 AM

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is heading from Broadway to 30 Rock to host Saturday Night Live.

The long-running variety sketch show announced Wednesday the man behind Hamilton will host the second installment of series’ 42nd season on Oct. 8.

“SHOUT IT TO THE ROOFTOPS!” SNL tweeted from its official account on Wednesday morning, referencing the song “My Shot” from Miranda’s hit stage production.

The 36-year-old star, who won four Tony Awards in June for his work on the smash Broadway musical, will take the stage at Studio 8H alongside musical guest Twenty One Pilots, the pop duo responsible for hits like “Heathens” and “Stressed Out.”

The Legend of Tarzan and Suicide Squad actress Margot Robbie will kick off Saturday Night Live‘s new season as host of its Oct. 1 edition with musical guest The Weeknd.

Saturday Night Live airs Saturdays (11:30 p.m ET) on NBC.