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Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs 3-Minute Abridged Hamilton

He is not throwing away his shot.

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda performed his musical in three minutes for Ellen DeGeneres's Ellen's Show Me More Show. Miranda was joined by 7-year-old presidential expert, Macey Hensley. Watch below.

With book, music, and lyrics by Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and music direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War, and was the new nation's first treasury secretary. The musical won 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Score, Book of a Musical, Direction of a Musical, Choreography, and Orchestrations.

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