Hamilton just gained another fan! On Friday, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the hit Broadway show's creator and original star, announced via Twitter that he and wife Vanessa Nadal have welcomed their second child, a son named Francisco, who will someday blow us all away.
"Int. Hospital Room. Night. [The screams reach a delirious crescendo. FRANCISCO MIRANDA enters. He is 7 pounds and 13 ounces.] Intermission," Miranda dramatically captioned a black-and-white photo of Nadal cradling their newborn in the hospital. Within an hour, the photo had already garnered nearly 4,000 retweets and 36,000 likes, plus thousands of replies from well-wishers. Additionally, by Friday afternoon, the writer and actor had changed his Twitter bio to read "Father of two."
Earlier on Friday, Miranda had posted two pictures of Nadal showing off her baby bump on Twitter. In one, which Miranda posted as the conclusion to the Shakespearean sonnet he had just tweeted out, she wears a black T-shirt and jeans and cradles her bump while smiling at the camera. In the other, she wears a yellow robe and lounges on a couch alongside their dog, who sweetly looks back at her.
Miranda, who married Nadal, an attorney and engineer, in upstate New York in September 2010, confirmed that they were expecting their second child in a tweet in December. After Nadal appeared to show off a baby bump while walking the red carpet at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards with her husband that month, a fan asked Miranda, "Is V...?" to which he replied, "Oh hell yeah."
Although it might be a while before Francisco is able to watch his dad take the stage, Miranda and Nadal recently took their firstborn, three-year-old Sebastian, to see the first act of Hamilton for his birthday. Naturally, the proud dad live-tweeted his toddler's adorable reactions to the high-energy show—which he had to watch from a perch of not one but two booster seats, since, as Miranda wrote, "He is very little."