Hamilton: an American Musical

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Nominated for 16 Tony Awards, Hamilton…

According to Jimmy Fallon: “[Hamilton] will change your life.”

According to Obama: “No to take undo credit, but this is the room where it happens.”

When Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote Hamilton, he never expected it to grow into the smash hit that it is. (Yes!)

Hamilton is Lin’s third musical. The first was In the Hieghts! and the second was Bring it On. This was by far the biggest one. It goes through the life of our first treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton.


Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton

Daveed Diggs as Marquis De Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson

Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler

Christopher Jackson as George Washington

Rory O’Malley as King George (George was formerly played by Jonathan Groff)

Anthony Ramos as John Laurens and Philip Hamilton

Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr

Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton


However, it’s hard to get tickets to see Hamilton: they cost up to $600.

But good news is here: there is a Hamilton lottery! You can risk buying a ticket but if you win a ticket you go straight into the theater… and see the one and only Hamilton!