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An international sensation that won a Pulitzer, a Grammy, and a record-breaking 16 Tony nominations after debuting on Broadway, in 2015, Hamilton made American history fresh, relevant and exciting with is rousing tribute to the man who played the biggest role in shaping the constitution and our economic foundations.
Weaving together hip hop, show tunes, jazz and R&B, the show brought new audiences to theaters around the world while managing to unify politicians on both sides of the aisle (“It’s the one thing Dick Cheney and I can agree on,” then-President Barack Obama said in 2016.)
Most relevant for our current moment, Hamilton has inspired a new generation, earning a tribute in this final line of Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem: “History has its eyes on us.”
With that goose-bumped homage, there’s no better time to watch the film version of the original Broadway show, as we prepare to “author a new chapter” in American history.
Dazzling, rousing, and revolutionary, Hamilton is a cultural phenomenon that’s as entertaining as it is inspiring.
Hamilton is for everyone.
It’s rated PG-13 due to some adult themes (adultery) and language.