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Published: Jun 29, 2020
Hamilton, winner of the the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama and 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical first arrived at Broward Center in 2018. Just in time for Independence Day, here are a few ways to enhance your experience before HAMILTON makes its triumphant return this Spring 2021. Don’t throw away your shot! By subscribing to the Broadway in Fort Lauderdale 2020/2021 season, you guarantee your seats to see the show live!
Disney+: The story of America then, told by America now, will live stream through Disney+ on July 3rd featuring the original Broadway cast. Recorded at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway, HAMILTON the film, like the stage production, is directed by Thomas Kail. Disney executive chairman Robert Iger said “This story of leadership, tenacity, hope, love & the power of people to unite against adversity is both relevant and inspiring,” while Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the musical and stars in the title role, tweeted the trailer along with the words "May you always be satisfied."
EduHam@Home: Made available by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, this extension of the HAMILTON in-school Education Program is available digitally through August, free of charge, to teachers, parents and pupils worldwide. The program offers participants the opportunity to study primary source documents from the Founding Era and explore how Lin-Manuel Miranda used these documents to create the musical HAMILTON. Students who register will have access to mentorships that will help them create and perform their own narrative in the form of a song, rap, spoken word or scene. Ten performances will be selected and shared each week on the HAMILTON app, social media and the Gilder Lehrman website. Click here to see Broward County students take the stage at our 2019 EduHam at Broward Center.
HAMILTON: The Man, The Myth, The Legend : A lecture by Dr. Robert Watson, B.S, M.P.A, Ph.D. A Distinguished Professor of American History in the College of Arts and Sciences at Lynn University, Dr. Watson is an author, historian, media commentator and community activist who has published over 40 books and approximately 200 scholarly articles, essays and chapters on topics in history and politics including the life and times of Alexander Hamilton.
Original Broadway Cast Recording: Bravo to HAMILTON on an impressive 246 weeks on the Billboard 200, making it the 6th longest-charting cast album in Billboard 200 History. Hailed by Rolling Stone as "a powerful, cohesive, exhilarating pop experience in the 21st century,” Billboard calls this Grammy Award-winning LP “a vital companion to the most creative, most talked-about musical to hit Broadway this millennium.”
HAMILTON – Throwback to “America”: A beautiful, powerful piece by the cast of HAMILTON on Broadway. #BlackLivesMatter (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Choreography: Karla Garcia, Arrangement: Kurt Crowley).