Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer, lyricist, and star of “Hamilton,” says that Alexander Hamilton reminds him of Tupac Shakur. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/09/hamiltons

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer, lyricist, and star of “Hamilton,” says that Alexander Hamilton reminds him of Tupac Shakur. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/09/hamiltons

When "Hamilton" enthusiast and Atlanta resident Cressie Teague Lewis found out about Hamilton’s America, the documentary about the making of the Broadway mega-hit, she couldn’t resist throwing a premiere party to celebrate the film’s broadcast. Teague Lewis has yet to see the musical, but fell in love with it after a few theater friends told her about it and she listened to the soundtrack. She went on to read the Ron Chernow biography that writer/producer Lin-Manuel Miranda loo...

When "Hamilton" enthusiast and Atlanta resident Cressie Teague Lewis found out about Hamilton’s America, the documentary about the making of the Broadway mega-hit, she couldn’t resist throwing a premiere party to celebrate the film’s broadcast. Teague Lewis has yet to see the musical, but fell in love with it after a few theater friends told her about it and she listened to the soundtrack. She went on to read the Ron Chernow biography that writer/producer Lin-Manuel Miranda loo...

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow-i started this today and I can see why Lin-Manuel Miranda would be inspired to write an entire musical!

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow-i started this today and I can see why Lin-Manuel Miranda would be inspired to write an entire musical!

HELL YES I DID. Thank you Lin Manuel Miranda !  You got 24 out of 25 on How Much Did You Learn From The "Hamilton" Musical?!

HELL YES I DID. Thank you Lin Manuel Miranda ! You got 24 out of 25 on How Much Did You Learn From The "Hamilton" Musical?!

Hamilton fits 20,000 words into a 2 and a half hour show that most other shows only fit 6,000. This show is amazing.

Hamilton fits 20,000 words into a 2 and a half hour show that most other shows only fit 6,000. This show is amazing.

When "Hamilton" enthusiast and Atlanta resident Cressie Teague Lewis found out about Hamilton’s America, the documentary about the making of the Broadway mega-hit, she couldn’t resist throwing a premiere party to celebrate the film’s broadcast. Teague Lewis has yet to see the musical, but fell in love with it after a few theater friends told her about it and she listened to the soundtrack. She went on to read the Ron Chernow biography that writer/producer Lin-Manuel Miranda loo...

When "Hamilton" enthusiast and Atlanta resident Cressie Teague Lewis found out about Hamilton’s America, the documentary about the making of the Broadway mega-hit, she couldn’t resist throwing a premiere party to celebrate the film’s broadcast. Teague Lewis has yet to see the musical, but fell in love with it after a few theater friends told her about it and she listened to the soundtrack. She went on to read the Ron Chernow biography that writer/producer Lin-Manuel Miranda loo...

Six years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform during an evening of song and poetry at the White House. The writer, composer and performer was fresh off of a Tony Award win for In the Heights, his debut hip-hop- and salsa-inflected coming-of-age musical about life in the working-class Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights. But instead of doing something from that show, he debuted a rap about Alexander Hamilton, inspired by Ron Chernow’s landmark biography.

Six years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform during an evening of song and poetry at the White House. The writer, composer and performer was fresh off of a Tony Award win for In the Heights, his debut hip-hop- and salsa-inflected coming-of-age musical about life in the working-class Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights. But instead of doing something from that show, he debuted a rap about Alexander Hamilton, inspired by Ron Chernow’s landmark biography.

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