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Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America /

Title:
Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America /
Author:
Miranda, Lin-Manuel, 1980- author.
Format:
Image, Book
Institution:
MassArt, Emerson College, MCPHS Boston, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Contents:
On the origins of revolution, both national & musical, with reference to opening numbers & White House raps -- In which Tommy Kail is intorduced, and his adventures with Lin surveyed -- Giving the history of Ron Chernow, along with remarks on who may play a founding father -- In which the character of New York City is considered in its musical and scenic aspects, by reference to David Korins and a curious episode of historical vertigo -- Stakes is high; or, what happened at Lincoln Center and what came after, including lunch with Jeffrey Seller -- On the orchestrating techniques of Alex Lacamoire, with lively appearances by Van Halen, Elmo, and an actual Beatle -- On the character of George Washington and the character of Chris Jackson -- Concerning the lady and the tramp, in olden days and our own, with reference to "Helpless" and many songs that feature Ja Rule -- On the perfect union of actor and role, with allusion to Renà‚ee Elise Goldsberry -- The same subject continued, with allusion to Leslie Odom, Jr., plus remarks on the virtues and merits of union -- Wherin mobb deep is sampled, and the immortal Biggie Smalls is revived -- Of Oskar Eustis, his politics, his eventful career, his thoughts on verse drama, and his stewardship of The Public Theater, with a word about The Pharcyde -- On Phillipa Soo and the trouble with goodness -- On Paul Tazewell and the fashion of revolution -- By which it will appear that good history makes good drama, and in which Sebastian Miranda makes his debut -- On "Non-Stop," both the song and the way of life, as manifest by Andy Blankenbuehler and The Public Theater's props department --

Online access:
No online access
Library holdings:
Emerson Main Stacks
ML50.M6733 H36 2016Available
MassArt Main
ML50.M6733 H36 2016Available
MCPHS Circulation - Boston Campus
ML50.M6733 H36 2016Available
  • Available Temporarily at MCPHS Reserve Desk - Boston Campus
Wentworth Stacks--Upper Level
782.14 .M57 2016Available