New Exhibition Explores the Life of Alexander Hamilton, Courtesy of Lin-Manuel Miranda

Rendering by David Korins
Rendering by David Korins

Those who have already seen Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton may have found themselves wondering, much like King George III in the musical, “What comes next?” With the Hamilton movie not due to hit theaters until at least 2020, the final cast bow at the end of the show left many fans wanting more. And more they shall receive.

“Hamilton: The Exhibition”—a “360-degree, immersive exhibit” inspired by the life of Alexander Hamilton, as told through Miranda’s hit play—is opening on Chicago’s Northerly Island on April 27 and will remain there until September 8. From there, it will travel to select U.S. cities.

Miranda’s voice will serve as an audio guide as visitors navigate the exhibit, which will be housed in a freestanding tent about the size of a football field. The goal is to share new details about Hamilton’s life and legacy that didn’t make it into the musical's narrative. 

“People want to learn more,” Miranda told the Chicago Tribune last year, when the exhibition was being planned. “It seems that two hours and 45 minutes of a musical were just not enough for them. I know from my Twitter account.”

The story is larger than Hamilton, though. The exhibit also tells the story of America, touching on the Revolution and how the country came to be created, despite the odds stacked against it.

According to the exhibit’s website, it will take about 90 minutes to view all of the material: “Sit at Hamilton’s desk and discover how his work as a trader in St. Croix gave him the skills to create our country’s financial system,” the exhibition description reads. “Gaze upon the streets of New York with detailed replicas of the city in 1776. Step into George Washington’s war tent as you learn how the Revolutionary Army planned their shocking victory in the Battle of Yorktown.”

In other words, there's plenty to leave Hamilton fans feeling "satisfied."

Tickets are now available for purchase on Ticketmaster (they cost $39.50 for adults, $32.50 for seniors/military personnel, and $25 for children aged 4-14).

Watch One Second From Every Game of Thrones Episode in Under Two Minutes

Helen Sloan/HBO
Helen Sloan/HBO

Game of Thrones aired its final episode on May 19, and despite some harsh reviews, many fans are finding it hard to accept the show’s end. While some consider Thrones counseling or rewatching the series with a tissue box handy, others on the internet are creating really cool montage videos.

Twitter user Andy Kelly recently posted a fan-made video of one-second clips from all 73 Game of Thrones episodes. The video shows the most memorable scenes from the series, such as Ned Stark’s decapitation, the Red Wedding, King Joffrey being poisoned, Jon Snow’s resurrection, the killing of the Night King, and Daenerys Targaryen’s death.

You really can’t capture all of the action-packed events and shocking twists that happened within the eight seasons of Game of Thrones so quickly, but the video does a good job of giving encapsulating it in under two minutes. And it’s easier than binge-watching it again.

[h/t ScreenRant]

Jimmy Kimmel Shows Us What a Game of Thrones/Full House Mashup Would Look Like

Two of the least-similar shows in television history just came together … in a parody courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel Live. The hilarious video depicts a hypothetical Game of Thrones spinoff series where Jaime Lannister joins two classic characters from Full House for a show appropriately titled Full House Lannister.

While there is at least one Thrones spinoff already in the works, Kimmel couldn’t wait for the series to premiere, so he made his own to deal with the post-Thrones blues.

The video starts off in typical Full House fashion with Joey (Dave Coulier) trying to open a pickle jar, which Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) stabs with his sword and destroys. After a few pun-filled jokes, Jaime gets upset and Danny (Bob Saget) sits down with him to talk. Jaime explains that he had a fight with his sister, but when he reveals it’s because he got Cersei pregnant again, a creeped out Danny flees the situation. Joey then comes over to seemingly console Jaime, but instead hilariously says, “I was just going to tell you to stop f***ing your sister.”

The parody perfectly combines the silliness of Full House and the darker topics of Game of Thrones—and the cherry on top is a shadow of a dragon flying over San Francisco in the credits.

[h/t: ScreenRant]

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