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History, Hip-Hop and "Hamilton" - An Album Review

Pictured: Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of “Hamilton” (credit: Variety)

In the highly-anticipated recording of one of the most lauded musicals in years, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” is more than a show where hip-hop meets history. 526 more words


Hip-Hop Hamilton Takes the Stage

Happy Fall, y’all! It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but instead of wasting your time with one of those weird recap posts, let’s just jump right into it, shall we? 771 more words

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#Hamiltunes: How Lucky We Are To Be Alive Right Now

Because I’m your one crunchy cat aunt, I love NPR. But today I love NPR more than ever, because they posted the full, streaming Hamilton cast recording… 2,218 more words


Backstage on Broadway: 'Hamilton's' Leslie Odom Jr. brings Tamsen Fadal to his favorite hot spot, talks Aaron Burr & childhood dreams

“We come for the Brussels sprouts and bacon,” Leslie Odom Jr. laughed as he took a bite.

I caught up with the actor Leslie Odom Jr. 457 more words


Theater Thursday: Dreamcasting the Rest of NBC's "The Wiz" LIVE Broadcast

NBC, the makers of the Sound of Music and Peter Pan live broadcasts are at it again this holiday season, this time doing something less Mary Martin and more Motown. 769 more words


Theatre Review: Hamilton (Pt. 2)

Theatre reviewing is turning out to be a lot harder than I thought. Originally, I was hoping to see the show and write up a review immediately afterward like a bona fide make-believe reviewer. 1,224 more words