Theater Gone Wrong: When Phillipa Soo Froze During Hamilton

Did her mic go out or…?

When you're doing a show for a long time, you have a tendency to take things for granted. The lines are engrained in your head, the blocking is in your muscle memory, and when the lights go down, you get ready for a two-hour ride. Phillipa Soo, who returns to Broadway in The Parisian Woman, suffered an actor's nightmare during her run in Hamilton: She froze. Eventually it came back to her, but it was rough going for a few moments.

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