Fans are going wild for the “Hamilton” movie, which became available to stream on Disney Plus on July 3.Lin-Manuel Miranda is the brains behind “Hamilton” and the actor who plays Alexander Hamilton in the original Broadway cast.Miranda’s wife, Vanessa Nadal, live-tweeted while watching the film and shared memories about the making of the musical and what it’s like seeing her husband on stage.”I always boo when Lin kisses someone else on stage, and people sitting around me look at me like I’m a crazy person,” Nadal wrote.Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s wife, Vanessa Nadal, live-tweeted the “Hamilton” film’s debut on Disney Plus on Friday, sharing behind-the-scenes moments about the making of the musical and what it’s like to see her husband on stage.Nadal revealed her reaction to scenes where she sees Miranda — the musical’s composer, writer, and creator who also plays Alexander Hamilton in the original Broadway cast — kiss another character in the show.”I always boo when Lin kisses someone else on stage, and people sitting around me look at me like I’m a crazy person,” Nadal wrote.—Vanessa A M Nadal (@VAMNit) July 3, 2020Nadal shared other memories about the making of “Hamilton” that delighted fans who were also watching the movie when it premiered on Friday.
For example, Nadal wrote that when Miranda was initially writing the musical, she often reminded him to give the female characters more opportunities to rap.”REWIND REWIND. As he wrote it, I often reminded @Lin_Manuel he had to give the women more raps and then he gave HER THE BEST RAP IN THE SHOW YASSS,” Nadal wrote, later saying that she was referencing the actress Renée Elise Goldsberry, who plays the “Hamilton” character Angelica Schuyler.—Vanessa A M Nadal (@VAMNit) July 3, 2020″To be clear the women always had lines, but they were sung. I just wanted more fast rapping,” Nadal wrote.—Vanessa A M Nadal (@VAMNit) July 3, 2020Nadal also recalled the time when Miranda was writing the song “Dear Theodosia,” saying: “It’s very special to us.” She added that she used to sing it their son, Sebastian, “every night before bedtime.”
—Vanessa A M Nadal (@VAMNit) July 4, 2020Nadal and Miranda first met in high school in upper Manhattan but started dating almost a decade later after they reconnected on Facebook, according to a New York Times article featured in the “Vows” section.Nadal and Miranda got married in 2010, and they have two children together: Sebastian, 5, and Francisco, 2.