such_heights: silhouette of eliza hamilton from the broadway musical (h: eliza [shadow])
Amy ([personal profile] such_heights) wrote2015-09-28 10:47 pm

Hamilton Icons

Some icons for my current obsession, the Broadway musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Hamilton is a hip-hop musical about the USA founding father Alexander Hamilton starring an almost entirely non-white cast that is incredibly smart, funny, sincere and emotionally affecting. As [personal profile] happydork can attest, I've been listening to it non-stop for a week. It's available on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Prime and iTunes, probably others also. This is a short video of some of the performance, which is also helpful for matching faces to voices.

Here are so quote icons, some icons using the artwork from the lyrics booklet, some from production stills from a range of sources.

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And while I'm here, I laughed really a lot at this modern AU Hamilton fic (yes, that concept breaks my brain a bit too):

every day is a gift that's why they call it the present (4870 words) by screamlet
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Hamilton - Miranda, American Revolution RPF
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Alexander Hamilton/Elizabeth "Eliza" Schuyler, Alexander Hamilton/Angelica Schuyler, Alexander Hamilton/John Laurens, Alexander Hamilton & George Washington
Characters: Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, Elizabeth "Eliza" Schuyler, Angelica Schuyler, John Laurens, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, Hercules Mulligan, James Madison, George III of the United Kingdom
Additional Tags: Ensemble Cast, Alternate Universe - Modern Setting, Dialogue Heavy, Bisexuality, Everyone Is Alive, Alternate Universe - Everyone Lives/Nobody Dies
tavella: (Default)

[personal profile] tavella 2015-09-29 07:05 am (UTC)(link)
"HAMILTON> Ok just so we’re clear: G knows he can’t get his ministers in on a murder mystery, fake a murder, try to frame us for it, get someone from the UN to play along and TRY TO ARREST US, then do his shrieking dolphin laugh and tell us it was a joke. RIGHT? "

This made me laugh very very hard.
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[personal profile] petra 2015-09-29 07:19 am (UTC)(link)
I'm so tempted by "Everything is legal in New Jersey." Soooo tempted. And the Schulyer sisters, all three.
fabrega: (uhura smiles)

[personal profile] fabrega 2015-09-29 11:57 am (UTC)(link)
JUST LAST NIGHT I was lamenting my lack of Hamilton icons. Thanks for making these!!
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[personal profile] sasha_feather 2015-09-29 03:48 pm (UTC)(link)
Nabbing some icons, thanks!
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[personal profile] calvinahobbes 2015-09-29 04:35 pm (UTC)(link)
Thank you for the video link! That was so good, but I am painfully hoping for more than just a glimpse of King George - he makes me lol so hard ;__;
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[personal profile] were_duck 2015-09-29 06:05 pm (UTC)(link)
Eeeee I'm totally going to nab some of these!!!!! Thank you :D (DELIGHTED to be sharing this fandom with you!!!)
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[personal profile] yatima 2015-09-29 06:23 pm (UTC)(link)
CAN'T COMMENT TOO BUSY LAUGHCRYING OVER THE CAST RECORDING
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[personal profile] yatima 2015-09-30 04:10 am (UTC)(link)
Now crylaughing over the fic <3
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[personal profile] coffeesuperhero 2015-09-30 02:16 am (UTC)(link)
THIS STORY IS AMAZING I AM ONLY FOUR LINES IN AND I AM DYING.

also I needed all these icons so <333333
petra: Three women in US colonial garb with their arms in the air, posing like badasses (Hamilton - Schuyler Sisters)

[personal profile] petra 2015-10-18 10:00 pm (UTC)(link)
Thank you.
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[personal profile] d_generate_girl 2015-10-25 02:55 am (UTC)(link)
Eeeeee, Hamilton icons! Snagging Burr up on the balcony from "Yorktown", and keeping my eye out for more!
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[personal profile] myshot 2015-11-03 04:37 am (UTC)(link)
grabby hands for more

Thank you for these!! They have made playing this jerk so much easier 8D
kouredios: (Hamilton: Burr is the worst)

[personal profile] kouredios 2016-01-19 03:53 pm (UTC)(link)
YAY! Thank you. <3
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Better late than never

[personal profile] jesse_the_k 2016-01-25 02:20 am (UTC)(link)
WOWOW! beautiful icons, snagging & crediting don't you ever throw away your shot.
kore: (Default)

non-stop!

[personal profile] kore 2016-01-27 10:34 pm (UTC)(link)
Took the beautiful Schuyler sisters icon, thank you!
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[personal profile] rivkat 2016-02-07 02:57 am (UTC)(link)
I just decided I needed a Hamilton icon, and here they are! Thank you so much.
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[personal profile] tellsyourstory 2016-02-14 12:46 pm (UTC)(link)
Thanks for these! I can't make icons anymore and I needed some for Burr, Sir. For some reason the Burr icons are a little low out there in the world. What's up with that?
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[personal profile] sdwolfpup 2016-04-19 08:13 pm (UTC)(link)
Grabbed a couple & will credit, thank you so much!
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[personal profile] makamu 2017-01-05 03:01 pm (UTC)(link)
I am just trying to revive my fannish presence on DW/ LJ and I have become a huge Hamilton fan, so this is very timely... Thanks. I have snagged a few and will credit