Star Wars, Hamilton collide in #Force4Ham mash-ups
From Captain America: Civil War to various Tumblr memes, the Broadway musical Hamilton is everywhere. And so is its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. When news broke that the Hamilton writer and star had contributed new music to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it set off an outpouring of mash-ups across Twitter featuring lyrics from the show and various Star Wars moments, which users took to dubbing #Force4Ham (based on the popular #Ham4Ham, a free pre-show Miranda does during the daily ticket lottery that includes cameos from other Broadway actors).
We’ve rounded up some of the most creative responses below, so say it with us: how lucky we are to be alive right now.
It didn’t take long for Miranda to catch wind of the Twitter meme — and he naturally joined the force, adding a contribution of his own.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is out on Dec. 18.