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Imagine the hits from ‘Hamilton’ given the ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic treatment

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Fans of Hamilton need to hit play on ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s bonkers new medley.

Dubbed “The Hamilton Polka,” Yankovic’s new release is a crazy mashup of hits from the Broadway musical, with takes on “My Shot,” “Wait For It,” “The Schuyler Sisters,” and more.

It’s the next chapter in Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s year-long #Hamildrops project, which sees new Hamilton content dropping every month.

The first taste came in December, with a recording of “Ben Franklin’s Song,” by The Decemberists, and was followed by Nas’ “Wrote My Way Out” featuring Aloe Blacc, Dave East and Miranda himself. Read more…

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For International Women's Day, 'Hamilton' cast donated salaries from last night's show

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They didn’t throw away their shot to honor the ladies.

Yesterday the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a day full of honoring all of the inspiring women in our lives. To mark this occasion, the cast of the Broadway hit Hamilton decided to donate their collective salaries from their nightly performance to Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that supports women in the workforce.

Members of the audience found inserts within their programs marking the holiday and explaining the cast’s decision on how to celebrate. The cast also thanked all of the women in attendance for joining them at the show. Read more…

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For International Women's Day, 'Hamilton' cast donated salaries from last night's show

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They didn’t throw away their shot to honor the ladies.

Yesterday the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a day full of honoring all of the inspiring women in our lives. To mark this occasion, the cast of the Broadway hit Hamilton decided to donate their collective salaries from their nightly performance to Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that supports women in the workforce.

Members of the audience found inserts within their programs marking the holiday and explaining the cast’s decision on how to celebrate. The cast also thanked all of the women in attendance for joining them at the show. Read more…

More about International Womens Day 2017, Hamilton, Watercooler, and Watercooler

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