For context, The Door McAllen church staged a model of Hamilton this previous weekend — with among the lyrics modified and an anti-gay sermon on the finish.
A number of the reported modified lyrics embrace the unique lyrics, “I do know who I married / As long as you come residence on the finish of the day” being modified to “My hope is in Jesus / If you happen to may simply give him an opportunity at the moment” within the track “That Would Be Sufficient.” There was additionally reportedly a scene added the place Hamilton repents for his sins and accepts Jesus Christ.
As footage from the unauthorized manufacturing started going viral throughout social media — although the church seems to have since deleted their movies of the present — they unsurprisingly reached the present’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
“Grateful to all of you who reached out about this unlawful, unauthorized manufacturing. Now legal professionals do their work,” Lin-Manuel wrote on Twitter, whereas sharing an announcement from the Dramatists Guild.
“At all times grateful to the @dramatistsguild, who’ve the backs of writers in all places, be it your first play or your fiftieth,” he added.
A spokesperson for Hamilton additional advised the New York Occasions, “The ‘Hamilton’ household stands for tolerance, compassion, inclusivity and positively LGBTQ+ rights. We’re within the strategy of reviewing the unauthorized modifications made to the script to find out additional motion.”
Appears to be like just like the legal professionals will lawyer, then!