Revolutionary Revolutionizes Broadway
Victoria David, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017
The musical, “Hamilton,” has been breaking barriers of traditional Broadway productions since its debut. It is a historically accurate, hip-hop, rap and R&B infused musical theater production that tells of founding father and first ever secretary of treasury Alexander Hamilton’s life. It was written and produced by Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also plays the title role. The soundtrack describes, chronologically, major events in Hamilton’s life. Just as the musical as a whole tells the story of the founding fathers of the United States, the music pays...