'Why do you write tweets like you're running out of time?'

By Andrea Towers
Updated December 22, 2015 at 09:18 PM EST
Credit: Joan Marcus
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Alexander Hamilton may have been advised to “talk less, smile more” but on social media, the buzz surrounding the hit Broadway musical has been non-stop. In addition to breaking records in everything from Billboard numbers to Broadway ticket sales, Hamilton is dominating Twitter, which says there have been more than 1 million tweets about the musical this year. Those tweets include noteworthy gushing from celebrities like Amy Schumer, John Stamos, Kate Walsh, Neil Patrick Harris, and more. (Celebrities: They love Broadway musicals. They’re just like you!)

It’s clear the world can’t seem to stop talking about the musical that’s causing history to happen in Manhattan. And if you’re interested in what the most retweeted tweet about Hamilton is, you can probably guess. (Hint, he wishes he wrote Hamlet.)

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Hamilton (Broadway)

Genre: Musical; Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Christopher Jackson, Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry; Director: Thomas Kail; Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda; Opening Date: 08/06/15
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