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Video Proof That Hamilton Fans Are the Most Devoted Fans, From BroadwayCon

Three Hamilfans at BroadwayCon.
Three Hamilfans at BroadwayCon.


At the first-ever BroadwayCon, thousands of fans descended upon Midtown Manhattan to celebrate their love of musical theater. While the lineup of workshops and panels was impressive—including one featuring original cast members from Rent, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year—it was clear on the first night that Hamilton fever had taken hold of the festivities.

We found some of the most avid Hamilfans there, and put their devotion to the test: How much of the show could they rap, starting from the very beginning? Many of them were up to the task and could rattle off “Alexander Hamilton,” non-stop … even if they’ve yet to score tickets to the hottest show in town.

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