Twitter Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Brian d'Arcy James Tweet from HAMILTON Workshop
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HAMILTON, written by the Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, will have its world premiere next January as part of The Public Theater's 2014-15 season. Before the production officially arrives however, the show is currently giving a private NYC workshop. Lin-Manuel Miranda just tweeted the below behind the scenes photo @Lin_Manuel
Surreal day with @briandarcyjames
As first reported by BWW yesterday, HAMILTON, written by the Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer and lyricistLin-Manuel Miranda, will have its world premiere next January as part of The Public's 2014-15 season at Astor Place. Directed by his In The Heights collaborator Thomas Kail, this new musical features Miranda playing Alexander Hamilton, one of our country's Founding Fathers and the first Secretary of the Treasury. Tax-deductible Public Theater Memberships are available now and guarantee early access to tickets.
HAMILTON, featuring a cast of historical figures that includes George Washington, Aaron Burr, James Madison, andThomas Jefferson, will begin performances on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 and run through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Miranda performed a song from HAMILTON for President Obama and the First Family at the White House in 2009 during its first-ever White House Evening of Poetry & Spoken Word. Inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, HAMILTON is produced with the support of Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, and Jill Furman.
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