04/24/2016 10:11 EDT

Justin Trudeau Geeks Out With 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda


The prime minister of Canada met Lin-Manuel Miran(-a-)da.

The creator of the Pulitzer-winning Broadway hit "Hamilton" gushed about meeting Justin Trudeau and his wife after a show in New York City on Saturday.

(The answer to Miranda's question can be found in his cameo on an episode of "How I Met Your Mother," where he freestyles about how Canada is "unrhymable.")

Trudeau, who is a former English teacher, impressed Miranda when the pair "geeked out" about Shakespeare, the star tweeted.

There's no word on how Trudeau and his wife managed to snag tickets to the hottest Broadway show in town, with a years-long waiting list. The sold-out "Hamilton" is a hip-hop inspired rendition of Alexander Hamilton's life story from immigrant to U.S. founding father.

Trudeau was in New York to sign the Paris agreement on climate change at the United Nations. He also spoke with a group of students at New York University.

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