Eliza’s gasp at the end absolutely destroyed me.
But one thing that has hit me harder than ever before is Phillipa Soo’s mesmerizing performance as Eliza.
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:
And, of course, this emotional tweet from Phillipa that I…