JUST IN: Deplorable Trump Supporter INTERRUPTS ‘Hamilton’ Performance, Yells & Goes INSANE


Of all the plays on Broadway, you’d never think “Hamilton” would be the controversial one. After all, the musical celebrates one of our founding fathers and the cast dresses like they’re all set for a Fourth of July parade or a Tea Party rally.

Then again, who’d ever think Donald Trump and Mike Pence would win the U.S. presidential election?

BroadwayWorld reports the “Hamilton” drama continued on Saturday night during a performance of the hit musical in Chicago. During the the song, “Dear Theodosia” a Trump-supporting member of the audience allegedly heckled the cast from the balcony.

‘We won! You Lost! Get over it! F*ck you!’

With “Hamilton” sold out and tickets for even balcony seats reselling for $245 and up for Saturday nights, that’s a lot to spend for just one heckle. Or, possibly, several heckles.

‘[A]n audience member has exclusively confirmed to BroadwayWorld that the initial disturbance began after the audience member was enraged by the line “immigrants, we get the job done.” The majority of the audience cheered that specific line.’

Another source confirmed the story and added that the heckler appeared to be drunk. The disturbance lasted for “at least two numbers” as security struggled to subdue the heckler and remove him from the theater.

In a Facebook group where mostly-Hillary Clinton supporters share startling and often heart-wrenching stories about being a woman in America, a member posted her version of the story.

‘Yeah…so this happened: I am watching Hamilton tonight in Chicago and some guy, in the middle of the performance, stands up and starts yelling, “I’m a Trump Supporter. We won! You lost! Get over it! We won! These people suck!” ‘

She adds that the man was arrested, and the cast gave a flawless performance in spite of everything…Until they burst into tears at the end.

‘One of the ushers told me that he was arrested. Another usher said that he threatened the people next to him. At the end the performers were crying…so was I. I was so amazed at the performers. They didn’t break character once. They still sang their hearts out. #HamiltonChicago

Here’s the Hamilton-goer’s post with the name redacted for her safety and privacy.

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Apparently, this Trump supporter hadn’t heard about the boycott…Though it’s awfully hard to boycott a play that’s mostly sold out for the next two years.

For those who haven’t yet heard about the “Hamilton” Fracas, it all started Friday night when the staunchly anti-gay Vice President-elect Mike Pence turned up in the most unlikely of places: A Broadway theater. There he’d hoped to enjoy a performance of “Hamilton” but got called out. During the cast’s final bow, Brandon Victor Dixon — the actor who plays Aaron Burr — addressed Mike Pence:

‘We sir, we are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us. We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and to work on behalf of all of us. This is one American story told by a diverse group of men and women of different colors, creeds and orientations.’

Mike Pence responded by walking out, and Mein Trumpf threw a temper tantrum on Twitter.

Angry bigots like Donald Trump have no business talking about “safe zones.” Brandon Victor Dixon would have been within his rights to respond like a conservative would have and say, “he asked for it.” After all, what was a racist, anti-gay vice president-elect like Mike Pence doing in a gay-friendly place like this?

But instead, the “Hamilton” actor’s response was quite civil and restrained.

Twitter reacts to Hamilton’s Chicago cast getting heckled by a Trump supporter.


Featured image: “Hamilton: An American Musical” via Facebook.