Alexander Hamilton was shot and killed in a duel with Aaron Burr in 1804. From monuments and historic sites, to our currency and banking system, Hamilton’s legacy lives on many forms. Thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical, Hamilton, this founding father has once again taken center stage. Read the transcript The morning of July 11, […]
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote part of his smash hit from Aaron Burr’s bedroom. Major corporate funding provided by BNY Mellon.
Phillipa Soo, who plays Eliza Schuyler in Hamilton, discusses how Eliza met Alexander Hamilton. Major corporate funding provided by BNY Mellon.
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Hamilton’s America comprehensive documentary three years in the making comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Friday, October 21 at 9 p.m. as season kickoff to PBS Arts Fall Festival. Broadway and history combine in a timely look at the making of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning megahit “Hamilton.”
Great Performances was LIVE on Facebook from the red carpet of the Hamilton’s America premiere event with host Travon Free!
Live performances by Ry Cooder, Lila Downs, Earth, Wind & Fire, Andy Garcia and The CineSon All Stars, Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane, Kris Kristofferson, Lucrecia, Martina McBride, Magnolia Sisters, JD Souther, and more.
In 1783, Alexander Hamilton retired from the military and began his life as a politician. Hamilton contributed 51 of the 85 Federalist Papers, essays that are still used to interpret the U.S Constitution.