Lin-Manuel Miranda Got Our Hopes Up With His ‘The Room’ Musical April Fool’s Day Joke

TheaterMania was up to some shenanigans on April Fool’s Day and it looks like they got Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda to play along. Sending out a tweet on Sunday, TheaterMania got the joke rolling, making fans believe a collaboration was in the works for Miranda to adapt Tommy Wiseau’s The Room into a Broadway musical.

Miranda tweeted a low-key statement suggesting they shouldn’t get ahead of themselves on the collaboration:

The joke came complete with song list:

When Miranda finally told fans it was a joke, they were legit bummed:

Some fans were still hoping it might become a reality:

A few folks weren’t ready to forgive and forget:

H/T: Variety, TheaterMania