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Hamilton 101: The Making of a Legend

11 Members say: Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant
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Join Frank Rizzo, Variety theater critic and Yale School of Drama lecturer, for an in-depth look at Lin-Manuel Miranda and the creation of the musical "Hamilton."  More…

Frank offers a fresh and personal perspective of the show, from its beginnings as a "concept album" to its "landmark musical" status. You will learn why “Hamilton” is considered a “landmark musical”, and not just a "rap musical”. Frank will explain the show’s evolution from concept album to full-fledged production, and compare critiques and interpretations of its various show-stoppers.


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90
Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful, Reminiscent, Abundance of information

See it if You want to learn more about some of the whys and how’s that brought Hamilton to the stage. Presenter is very excited and knowledgeable.

Don't see it if You have already read everything that there is available to read/watch about Hamilton. Doesn’t seem to be much new info but a few things.

Also I don’t know about you but I feel like I’ve already absorbed just abou... Read more Read less

85
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Informative, Illuminating

See it if Are fascinated w how a show develops, want insight into Lin-Manuel, want to learn how to experience a show on deeper levels.

Don't see it if Don't want to think about anything Hamilton-related. Frank is very insightful and discusses how history & artistry were combined.

Also 1 hour is too short for ALL these salons—especially when there's discu... Read more Read less

84
Insightful, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Well-paced, Informative

See it if you want to participate in an informative forum with a knowledgeable theater critic on virtually every aspect of the Hamilton phenomenon.

Don't see it if you're not interested in what goes into developing a show like Hamilton or you're simply not interested in the history of the period.

Also Even though I am in the minority of theater-goers who were not enamore... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in the making and significance of Hamilton

Don't see it if you don't have any interest in Hamilton

79
Absorbing, Entertaining, Good

See it if its not a show - but it was good talk. Good speaker - knowledgeable - should have been 90 min for the money though.

Don't see it if see above.

79
Thought-provoking, Interesting

See it if you have seen Hamilton at least once & are intrigued by the origin & creative process of a masterpiece

Don't see it if you have no interest at all in Hamilton or in what goes into the many facets of of a 'landmark' musical

Also I appreciated Frank Rizzo's knowledge and enthusiasm & gained some per... Read more Read less

75
A little disorganized but fun, Enjoyed the clips

See it if you want to be in the room with Hamilton fans and a renowned critic who loves the show. Interesting comparisons to Sweeney Todd & Music Man.

Don't see it if you're expecting a polished presentation for your $30. I think Frank had lots more he wanted to share but ran out of time.

Also In my experience Show-score staffers are quite warm and engaged, but t... Read more Read less

72
Intelligent, Relevant

See it if He is very knowledgeable and it’s a very popular subject “Alexander Hamilton” whether if you had seen the show or not.

Don't see it if You are not interested in Hamilton either as a person in history or the show.

95
Intelligent, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if Great show

Don't see it if Don’t like musicals

90
Intelligent, Relevant, Interesting, Informative

See it if You are interested in Theater

Don't see it if You don't want to learn about the background and intricacies of making a musical

100
Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if It was worth the wait but I would love to see it again and again and again with different friends.

Don't see it if Trump is there


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