Admittedly, an official LEGO set based on the Hamilton musical is pretty far-fetched, but it appears to be something that the world wants.
Indeed, the set is quickly gathering support on LEGO Ideas, and appears poised to reach the 10,000 supporter milestone necessary for an official review. Creator doniazade writes:
For those not familiar with Hamilton: An American Musical, it is a smash hit Broadway musical about America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and filled with hip-hop and awesomeness. It will make you laugh, cheer, gasp and bawl your eyes out, sometimes all at once.
I don’t remember exactly how my Hamilton journey began, just that, despite being neither American nor a musical fan, I got hooked to the cast recording immediately. Some months later, I travelled to the greatest city in the world to see it with my own two eyes. And last Christmas, my husband gave me the most thoughtful gift: a custom Hamilton Lego set, which I am introducing today.
Enjoy this re-creation of the Richard Rodgers theater set, complete with turntable, hinged stairs and wheeled staircase.
Meet up with all your favorite characters, Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson, Georges Washington, Angelica, Eliza and Peggy Schuyler, Marquis de Lafayette, John Laurens, Hercules Mulligan, Maria Reynolds, King Georges and his guards, and of course, Alexander Hamilton.
Recreate the most memorable moments from the musical, Burr and Hamilton quarreling, the Schuyler sisters looking for a mind at work, immigrants getting the job done, and so much more.
Hey, it’s educational! LEGO needs to take this seriously when it crosses 10,000. That’s right, it’s going to happen, and you’re going to help. Head on over to LEGO Ideas and lend your support.
(via Mental Floss)