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Lin Manuel Comments On The Unauthorized Church Show Hamilton

Lin Manuel Comments On The Unauthorized Church Show Hamilton

For context, Door McAllen Church Organize a copy of Hamilton Last weekend – with some lyrics changed and an anti-gay sermon added at the end.

Changed lyrics reported include these original lyrics – “I know who you married / As long as you come home at the end of the day” – in the song “That Would Be Enough”, which has been changed to “I wish in Jesus / If only you could” Give him a chance today.” There was too It said He added a scene where Alexander Hamilton repented of his sins and accepted Jesus Christ.

Screenshots of unauthorized production also began Go viral Via social media — although Church appears to have since deleted her videos from the show — she unsurprisingly reached out to the show’s maker, Lin Manuel.

“Grateful to all of you who have reached out about this illegal and unauthorized production. Now the lawyers are doing their job,” Lin Manuel wrote on Twitter while sharing a statement from the Playwrights Guild.

Thank you to all of you who have communicated about this illegal and unauthorized production. Now the lawyers are doing their job. And always be grateful to the dramatistsguild, who have book appearances all over the place, whether it’s your first play or your fiftieth. 1/2 https://t.co/yMtM3z9crI


Twitter: @Lin_Manuel

“We reject the brazen infringement of Door McAllen Church to highlight the problematic pattern of certain theater organizations performing authors’ work without a license and rewriting the text without an author’s consent. No organization, professional, amateur, or religious is exempt from these laws.”

“Always grateful to Tweet embedwho have book appearances everywhere, whether it’s your first play or your fiftieth.”

Spokesman Hamilton also tell the The New York Times‘The ‘Hamilton’ stands for tolerance, compassion, inclusivity and certainly LGBT rights. We are in the process of reviewing unauthorized changes to the text to determine further action.”

Looks like lawyers will do the bar, then!

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