Michael Luwoye as Alexander Hamilton in the hit Broadway musical. (Joan Marcus)

Hamilton

(2 hrs 45 mins)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Award winner for “In the Heights” several seasons ago, has written the book, music and lyrics for the new musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Expect the unexpected when America's past is told through the sounds of today.

Schedule: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $57-$167

Awards: Critically acclaimed when it premiered Off-Broadway early in 2015, the musical arrived on Broadway with a cache of prizes, including

Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle)

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards)

Outstanding Musical (Lucille Lortel Awards)

Best New Musical (Off Broadway Alliance Awards)

Best New American Theatre Work (OBIE Awards)

Since opening on Broadway in August 2015, the show has gone on to win:

Pulitzer Prize in Drama (announced April 18, 2016)

Tony Award for Best Musical (announced June 11, 2016)

 

EDITOR'S OPINION: Every American man, woman and child should see Hamilton. Every visitor to these shores who wants to know what makes this nation tick should see Hamilton. There is no more entertaining, spellbinding, emotionally engaging and intellectually satisfying musical than this hip-to-the-minute hip-hop, rap and R&B account of the adventurous life of 18th-century Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. It's a history lesson, a love story, a patriotic parable, a political primer and a razzle-dazzle tuner with crackerjack staging, show-stopping choreography, passionate performances, a forceful narrative and songs that are as literate as they are memorable. The debate is on as to who should replace Hamilton's face on the $10 bill. The answer is a no-brainer: Lin-Manuel Miranda, who not only wrote the book, music and lyrics, but also stars as the seriously flawed yet honorable Alexander Hamilton [Editor’s note: Miranda gave his last performance as Hamilton on July 9, 2016.] From unlikely subject matter, he has created a great American musical.—Francis Lewis (Lewis, a former Tony Award voter, is executive editor of Where New York magazine.)

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Richard Rodgers Theatre
New York, NY 10036
United States

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(877) 250 - 2929