Everyone's Talking About Phillipa Soo's Breathtaking Performance In "Hamilton," And Here's Why

    Eliza's gasp at the end absolutely destroyed me.

    Hamilton has officially hit Disney+ and TBH, suddenly I've reverted to obsessing over this musical like it's 2015.

    But one thing that has hit me harder than ever before is Phillipa Soo's mesmerizing performance as Eliza.

    Phillipa Soo's single tear in "It's Quiet Uptown" that emotionally wrecked me. That's it. That is the tweet #Hamilton #HamilFilm

    Twitter: @noradominick / Via Twitter: @noradominick

    From the absolutely flawless way she portrays Eliza's desires in "Helpless" to her heartbreak in "Burn," it's simply iconic.

    Also, I don't think I've ever been so moved by moments in a musical as I was watching Eliza's scream after Philip's death and her final gasp at the end.

    Like me, the rest of the internet feels the same way about Phillipa's performance as Eliza and how they can't stop thinking about it. Here are some of the best reactions:


    A tumblr post reading: "So Pippa Soo just gets to sound like that all the time?"


    and are we not going to talk about phillipa soo’s incredible voice???? wow i love pippa😭😍#Hamilfilm

    Twitter: @momentofbeautyy / Via Twitter: @momentofbeautyy


    Twitter: @ollyflynn_ / Via Twitter: @ollyflynn_


    Twitter: @bwaydarlene / Via Twitter: @bwaydarlene


    A tumblr post reading: "Hamilton on Disney+ should be renamed 'Phillipa Soo Tries to Make Me Cry For 2.5 Hours in HD'"


    just a reminder that the gasp eliza makes at the end of “who lives, who dies, who tells your story” is her seeing the audience and realizing that her husband’s story was carried on #Hamilton

    Twitter: @sitharies / Via Twitter: @sitharies


    #Hamilton #hamifilm eliza: the orphanage me:

    Twitter: @fallingsolivia / Via Twitter: @fallingsolivia


    A tumblr post reading: "Listening to 'Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story' again made me remember reading about how Eliza is the real protagonist of the musical which is why it’s not called 'Alexander Hamilton' but just 'Hamilton'"


    If you ever ask me to explain the meaning of the word "sublime," I will point you to @Phillipasoo's performance in the 90 seconds of our show. #Hamilfilm

    Twitter: @LacketyLac / Via Twitter: @LacketyLac


    people who have only listened to the Hamilton album and not seen it listening to laurens’ interlude & eliza’s scream for the first time #HamiltonFilm

    Twitter: @xanaisb / Via Twitter: @xanaisb


    A tumblr post reading: "Look. LOOK. I don’t cry very much. But the second Phillipa Soo let out that agonized wail when Phillip died the dam broke and did not end until Jefferson started singing again"


    A tumblr post reading: "Anyway seeing Phillipa Soo break down crying in HD absolutely broke my heart and I will never get over it"


    and now we get to the part of hamilton where i cry the entire time through burn to its quite uptown

    Twitter: @yunhowithluv / Via Twitter: @yunhowithIuv


    Something about hearing Eliza sing “you forfeit all rights to my heart” in Burn is the most powerful thing in the world???

    Twitter: @KateElliott41 / Via Twitter: @KateElliott41


    A tumblr post reading: "When Phillipa Soo does that one thing with her voice when she says 'mine' in Burn RB if you agree"


    A tumblr post reading: "I was not prepared the amount of raw emotion Eliza's scream had and I just legit began hyperventilating and crying"


    phillipa soo in hamilton rt if you agree #Hamilton #HamiltonFilm #hamiltonmusical

    Twiitter: @ladvbirds / Via Twitter: @ladvbirds


    Twitter: @smackinpackin / Via Twitter: @smackinpackin

    19. And, of course, this emotional tweet from Phillipa that I have cried over at least three times today:

    Little Jenna here is exactly why #representationmatters . I am so grateful for this show, that so many young people can watch this show and say “It’s me” . Thank you @britbrit1432 for sharing this video ❤️💕❤️💕 @HamiltonMusical #hamilfilm

    Twitter: @Phillipasoo / Via Twitter: @Phillipasoo

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