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TWITTER WATCH: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda's #HamOfThrones Mash-up Inspires Revolutionary GAME OF THRONES Tweets

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The trend seems to have started months ago with the Twitter account @HamiltonAsTV, which sent out tweets and created memes that mashed up Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Broadway musical with television favorites. 2,500 followers later, fans naturally started creating their own entries.

It wasn't long before HBO's long-running fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" was recruited as #HamofThrones.

But apparently, none of this had reached Lin-Manuel Miranda, so yesterday when he sent out his own #HamOfThrones he included the hashtag #HasThisBeenDone.

And that's all it took for Miranda's 448,000 Twitter followers to start matching up "Game of Thrones" moments with HAMILTON lyrics. #HamOfThrones has been blowing up the Internet since.

@Lin_Manuel get your right hand back. Yeah you gotta get your right hand back #HamOfThrones pic.twitter.com/wjeONfwVHa

- Jesse Metz (@jessejamesmetz) May 25, 2016

lock up your daughters and horses #HamOfThrones pic.twitter.com/y7DmFAirYe

- Victoria McNally (@vqnerdballs) May 25, 2016

Of course, Miranda's own right hand man, arranger, orchestrator and musical director Alex Lacamoire went the extra mile.

The new musical Hamilton has book, music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also plays the title role. The musical is directed by Thomas Kail, with choreography by Andy Blankenbuehlerand music direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire. Hamilton is inspired by Ron Chernow's biography "Alexander Hamilton."

The cast of Hamilton is comprised of Lin-Manuel Miranda(AlexanderHamilton),Daveed Diggs(Marquis De Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson), Renée Elise Goldsberry(Angelica Schuyler),Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Jonathan Groff(King George), Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Schuyler, Maria Reynolds), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton alternate), Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan, James Madison), Leslie Odom, Jr. (Aaron Burr), Anthony Ramos (John Laurens, PhilipHamilton) and Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton).

HAMILTON is the acclaimed new musical about the scrappy young immigrant AlexanderHamilton, the $10 Founding Father who forever changed America with his revolutionary ideas and actions. During his life cut too short, he served as George Washington's chief aide, was the first Treasury Secretary, a loving husband and father, despised by his fellow Founding Fathers and shot to death by Aaron Burr in their legendary duel.


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