Lin-Manuel Miranda Has 'Weird Present' for Alexander Hamilton
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the “Hamilton” tweets that he has a “weird present” on the anniversary of Alexander Hamilton’s birthday.????Hamilton, one of America’s Founding Fathers, was born on January 11th in 1755.????Over 260 years later, Miranda’s “weird present” is that the run of “Hamilton” will be starting in Puerto Rico, coinciding with the birthday of the popular musical’s namesake.
????The Tony Award winner will reprise his lead role during the show’s Puerto Rico stint.????Miranda, whose parents were born the island, said bringing the show to Puerto Rico was a dream he had since his musical first opened.????The island territory was devastated in late 2017 from the landfall of Hurricane Maria.????Miranda announced his intentions to bring the musical to Puerto Rico shortly after that explaining “In the aftermath of Maria, we decided to expedite the announcement of the project to send a bold message that Puerto Rico will recover and be back in business, stronger than ever.”