Don’t remember that line from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton? Well neither does Miranda.
The line is from an unauthorized, “Christianized” version of the musical from Rgv Productions, which operates with The Door Christian Fellowship Ministries of McAllen, Texas. It was performed and live on August 5 and streamed. There was also reportedly a second performance the following night, and Miranda is none too pleased.
In a tweet yesterday, the creator of the Grammy and Tony-winning musical expressed his gratitude “to all of you who reached out about this illegal, unauthorized production…And always grateful to the @dramatistsguild, who have the backs of writers everywhere, be it your first play or your fiftieth.”
Miranda punctuated his statement with, “Now lawyers do their work,