GIVEAWAY WINNERS

Hello everyone,

After almost 2 months with this giveaway going on I have finally closed it and have chosen 1 main winner and 1 runner up. Also I am sorry this took so long to post, I was working hard trying to make all of you winners by getting another prize. Now before I say who they are I don’t want any of you to get mad or angry at me. I also don’t want you guys to bash on the winners, to make them feel bad, after all we are all here for the same reason, Hamilton, and this giveaway was just a side thing. The winners were randomly chosen. I will be having another give away real soon so don’t worry, everyone will have a chance to win some time, so please say tuned for those future giveaways. I will also be posting more content. 

Here are the Prizes:

The first place winner will get: 1 Apple Macbook and 1opening night Hamilton Playbill.

The runner up will get: 1 Pair Beats Solo 2 Wireless and 1 Hamilton Playbill.

The winners are:

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  • psychic: *reads my mind*
  • me: tendollarfoundingfatherwithoutafathergotalotfartherbyworkingalotharderbybeingalotsmarterbybeingaselfstarterbyforteentheyplacedhiminchargeofthechangingchartersandeverydaywhileslaveswerebeing-DUN DUN dUN ALEXANDER,IHAVETOLEAVE ALEXANDER HE WILL NEVER BE SATISFIED
  • psychic: what the fuck
Hamilton Performance

I feel like people are missing something really key that happened in the 2016 Tonys performance.

Lin changed one word. But that’s all it took to change the meaning of the performance and the Tonys.

“Weapon with my hands.”

They didn’t just take out the muskets to show solidarity, Lin is trying to teach us that what we do, say and write will change perspective for generations to come. He’s showing us how we don’t need a gun or violence to fight for what we believe in. Like Alexander, we have our hands. Our writing. Our words are immortalised when we write, no matter who takes us away. The massacre in Orlando has devastated our country, but why stay silent? Why give them what they want and silence ourselves? We need to make something that is immortalised. Teach generations that come that you can take away our loved ones, but you can NEVER take our words.

Each character rhymes differently. The way that they are rapping contributes to their story. George Washington raps in a very on-beat, metronomic way because he is focused and driven and always moving forward. Lafayette has this great arc where he starts out rhyming words that don’t really rhyme and he can’t really figure it out. As he becomes comfortable — and a general — he can do this really complicated, technical, fast stuff. It’s like him mastering this language. Jefferson’s raps are so bouncy and all over the place, and part of it’s because I’m playing him — but Lin was writing with this interesting kind of West Coast feel:

[Raps from “Washington on Your Side.”] “If Washington isn’t gon’ listen to disciplined dissidents, this is the difference: This kid is out.”

It’s very bouncy, not necessarily story-focused. Jefferson doesn’t really have to worry about that because he’s an aristocrat, and he can do whatever he wants. He gets to play a little more. To pack all of that into this story, it’s like, oh man, of course it took you six years to write it. There’s very careful, methodical work going on here.

—  Daveed Diggs on @linmanuel​ being a fucking genius