WHAT: Hamilton Remix
WHERE: Heinz History Center
WHEN: January 10, 7 p.m.
Why You Should Go:
We’ve heard about the box office records and towering pile of Tonys and Grammys, but what today’s Hamilton hype tell us about history and showbiz? And what does the musical phenomenon get right – or wrong – about Alexander Hamilton, the American Revolution and the birth of the U.S.? Plus, why does it all matter?
Before you see the hottest show in town, answer these burning questions when University of Maryland historian Richard Bell dissects and illuminates Lin-Manuel Miranda’s wildly popular Broadway hit.
Theater fans and history buffs alike will discover the musical’s cultural impact, the complex real-life history on which it’s based and the creative choices made by the show’s producers.
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