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Lin-Manuel Miranda cuts his hair following final ‘Hamilton’ performance

End of an era.

 

Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Published Jul 10, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 11:39 am CDT

In the long ago days before Pokémon Go completely took over all of human attention, millions of people loved a little show called Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s mega-hit took Broadway and then the world by storm.

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Miranda ended his farewell performance on Saturday with a few grateful bows, a standing ovation, and a surprise haircut. I think this has something to do with the Dothraki tradition of only cutting one’s hair when defeated in combat, but Miranda wasn’t available to confirm.

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The whole finale showed up on Facebook Live and its earned over a million views in just a few hours.

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We had a few ideas for what style to go with once Miranda trimmed his iconic locks.

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It’s a good thing he didn’t take our suggestions. The finished product is a summer ‘do far more breathable and certainly more comfortable than his previous look. Here’s a picture of short-haired Miranda looking pretty happy to be done.

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*First Published: Jul 10, 2016, 2:10 pm CDT