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Hip-Hop and Hamilton: The Same Revolution

Born into a society coming off a bloody, soul-crushing war nobody asked for. The folks who govern are taxing their people into oblivion; the...

How ‘Hamilton’ Is Remaking American History

By Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter America has gone Hamilton crazy. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about Alexander Hamilton, “the forgotten founding father,” has become a...

‘Hamilton’ is Encouragement for True Inclusion in Theater

Hamilton: An American Musical is whatever kind of success you want to call it for its time. Artists, audiences, and critics observed it as...

Who Were the Schuyler Sisters? Fact and Fiction in ‘Hamilton’

One of the myriad things Lin-Manuel Miranda does so beautifully in Hamilton: An American Musical is his portrayal of the profound symbiosis among the...

Perfecting the ‘Burn’: Props Master Jay Duckworth on Styling the Iconic...

In part two of our "Summer of Hamilton" series, Jay Duckworth, prop master at the Public Theater, dives deep into the role of paper...

Review: ‘Hamilton’ at the Kennedy Center Lives Up to the Hype

Legacy. It is the central theme of Hamilton. One has to ask—could Lin-Manuel Miranda have known while penning this masterpiece that Hamilton would one...

Exclusive: ‘Hamilton’ Through the Eyes of Original Broadway Cast Member Betsy...

In part one of our "Summer of Hamilton" series, original cast member Betsy Struxness recalls the show's earliest days.  Hamilton. What’s to be said that...

Breaking News: Kennedy Center Announces ‘Hamilton’ Ticket Lottery in Washington, DC

The Kennedy Center Announces a #HAM4HAM Hamilton ticket lottery in Washington, DC. 40 tickets will be sold for $10 each to every performance at...

Kennedy Center Members Did Not Throw Away Their Shot When ‘Hamilton’...

Imagine for a moment that you were a visitor to DC yesterday and you wanted to see a show at the Kennedy Center. You...

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