Possessing a uniquely talented cast and crew, “Hamilton” must have pulled out all the stops to go unnoticed. With 16 Tony nominations, “Hamilton” has managed to make history with its twist on Alexander Hamilton’s life and death. “It’s unbelievable — it’s absolutely humbling and incredible, said Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creating genius behind the plays success.
Hamilton captures the life of Mr. Alexander himself by illustrating America’s origins and strong willpower strategically through hip-hop and musical-theater storytelling. Surprised that no one had ever thought to give birth to this idea, Miranda thought it best to give life to this play the best way he knew how; a way that would be relevant to today’s generation.
The shows ethnically diverse cast and contemporary music used, serves as a brilliant driving force that links the 18th century background to the here and now. Consequently grasping the attention of the audience and holding it.
The crowd alluring show has been the most diverse in Broadway history. “Tony nominations reflect that: Of the 40 acting nominations, 14 went to black, Hispanic and Asian-American actors”, making it evident that Broadway has taken on a new atmosphere setting themselves apart from the stiff Hollywood air.
Presented by the Broadway League and the American Theater Wing, on June 12, hosted by James Corden and broadcasted on CBS, watch the Tony’s to witness the hip-hop musical win big.