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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past

  title={Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past},
  author={Renee Christine Romano and Claire Bond Potter and William Hogeland and Joanne B. Freeman},

Hope, Performative Diversity and re-production: Hamilton and COVID-era Politics

ABSTRACT During the COVID-19 pandemic, theatres around the world closed and performances moved online. Consequently, when the musical Hamilton opened in March 2021 in Australia, it was the only

Hamilton: An American Founding Father—or an Other?

Hamilton is a highly successful musical, both critically and commercially, which has been applauded for its revolutionary inclusivity: the musical famously casts people of color, despite its

Performing Settler-Colonialism

This essay brings together conceptualizations of populism in political science with those in literary and cultural studies. Theater historian Elizabeth Maddock Dillon’s theory of a »performative

Choreographic Ghosts: Dance and the Revival of Shuffle Along

In 2016, director George C. Wolfe and choreographer Savion Glover created Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a backstage musical about the 1921 show

Being in “The Room Where it Happens”: Hamilton, Obama, and Nationalist Neoliberal Multicultural Inclusion

The two white male cosponsors, a Democrat and a Republican, dressed as King George and Hamilton, respectively, as they rapped the resolution in the state senate. In Hamilton, chief creator Lin-Manuel