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Apr 18, 2016, 4:10pm EDT
  • July 3, 2020

    Why Hamilton is as frustrating as it is brilliant — and impossible to pin down

    Hamilton is an impossibly slippery text. The arguments over the show are part of what make it great.

  • July 2, 2020

    We got comfortable with Hamilton. The new film reminds us how risky it is.

    The movie underlines what makes the musical radical.

  • December 8, 2016

    The Hamilton Mixtape feels like the original album that Hamilton was always covering

    Hamilton set the American Revolution to 21st-century beats. The Mixtape brings the Revolution to today.

  • December 1, 2016

    Watch: The Hamilton Mixtape's concert live stream

    The Hamilton Mixtape drops tomorrow. Today, it’s holding a concert to celebrate.

  • November 30, 2016

    Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda tries a new spin on Hamilton’s story for Drunk History

    The giggly episode features gender-swapped casting, singalongs, and drunk FaceTiming.

  • November 21, 2016

    Trump's Hamilton outburst ignores the theater's history as a place for political protest

    Tweeting about Hamilton wasn't the worst thing Trump did this weekend. But it was important.

  • November 19, 2016

    Mike Pence went to see Hamilton. The audience booed — but the cast delivered a personal plea.

    "We, sir, are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious..."

  • November 18, 2016

    The Hamilton Mixtape's “Wrote My Way Out” shows why Hamilton’s story is a hip-hop story

    Lin-Manuel Miranda collaborates with Nas, Dave East, and Aloe Blacc to remix "Hurricane."

  • November 11, 2016

    The Hamilton Mixtape’s searing remix of the line “immigrants, we get the job done” comes at a fitting time

    "We’re America’s ghostwriters": immigrant rappers remix Hamilton to reject hate and claims what’s theirs.

  • November 4, 2016

    The Hamilton Mixtape: a brand new take on the musical featuring artists from Busta Rhymes to Sia

    Lin-Manuel Miranda announces the track listing, confirms that it’s going to blow us all away.

  • October 21, 2016

    Hamilton’s America is just an okay documentary, but it’s a great ad for the musical

    If nothing else, this documentary will remind you how much you want to see Hamilton.

  • October 5, 2016

    Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Black Thought in the world’s most cordial rap battle

    I don’t think Disney signed off on Miranda’s last verse.

  • September 13, 2016

    The intense debates surrounding Hamilton don't diminish the musical — they enrich it

    It's a sign of the play's richness that it has inspired sophisticated criticism.

  • August 9, 2016

    Hamilton isn’t perfect. But it’s *perfect.* I couldn’t write for a month after I saw it.

  • July 4, 2016

    Hamilton is fanfic, and its historical critics are totally missing the point

    Fans know exactly what Hamilton is about. Why don't historians?

  • June 30, 2016

    Tonight, Broadway will make history by live-streaming She Loves Me direct from the stage

    It's the first time Broadway has taken a musical directly to the internet.

  • April 18, 2016

    Hamilton just won the Pulitzer for drama. Here’s why it matters for American musicals.

    It's only the ninth musical to win the award.

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