Hamilton on Disney+

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. & Renée Elise Goldsberry Take Us 'Behind the Scene' of HAMILTON
by Sarah Leiber - February 25, 2021

Actress Renée Elise Goldsberry, who plays Angelica Schuyler, and Leslie Odom Jr., who plays Aaron Burr, take the audience “Behind the Scene” of this show about Alexander Hamilton’s rise from one of the Founding Fathers of the United States to his fatal duel with Aaron Burr.

HAMILTON Wins a Special AFI Award
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 25, 2021

The Disney Plus pro-shot edition of 'Hamilton' will be honored with a special award at the 2020 AFI Awards! 

HAMILTON on Disney+ Beats Out Netflix Programs in July
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 11, 2020

The Hamilton film on Disney+ had an audience that was far bigger than anything on Netflix in July

LISTEN: Leslie Odom, Jr. Almost Didn't Appear in HAMILTON Film Because of Low Pay
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 6, 2020

Leslie Odom, Jr. was a guest on the Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard podcast, where he shared that he almost didn't appear in the filmed version of Hamilton because of what he was offered for pay. 

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Has Enjoyed Watching His Castmates Perform in the HAMILTON Film
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 14, 2020

Christopher Jackson was a guest on Live with Kelly and Ryan Tuesday to talk about playing George Washington in 'Hamilton,' which is now streaming on Disney+!

HAMILTON on Disney+ Causes Increased Viewership For Online Theatre Streaming Platforms
by Stephi Wild - July 14, 2020

Since Hamilton premiered on Disney+, other theatre streaming services have seen an increase in viewership.

Disney Plus Announces HAMILTON: HISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON YOU, Hosted by Robin Roberts
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 9, 2020

One week after premiering 'Hamilton,' the filmed version of the original Broadway production, Disney+ will release a new special conversation 'Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You,' exclusively on Friday, July 10.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Breaks Down How He Created 'My Shot'
by A.A. Cristi - July 7, 2020

Learn the behind the scenes story from Lin-Manuel Miranda as he breaks down the songwriting process behind Hamilton's I Want behemoth, 'My Shot'!

HAMILTON Drives Up Disney Plus Downloads During Premiere Weekend
by Stephi Wild - July 7, 2020

Hamilton caused a spike in downloads for the Disney Plus app over its premiere weekend.

HAMILTON Film Ineligible for Oscars; Emmy Consideration Possible
by A.A. Cristi - July 6, 2020

Despite its hugely popular launch on Disney+ this weekend, the film of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton will not be eligible for consideration at the Academy Awards.

BroadwayWorld Readers Share Their Hamilton Film Weekend Watch Parties!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - July 6, 2020

We asked you to share your weekend #HamilfilmWatchParty with us and you delivered! From fun snacks and costumes to great decorations, check out our reader's watch parties!

Original Broadway Cast of HAMILTON to Host A Twitter Watch Party This Friday!
by A.A. Cristi - July 1, 2020

The pre-show party will begin at 6:30 PM ET/3:30 PM PT followed by the watch party at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT. Use #HamilFilm to join!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail Are Ready to Blow Us All Away with HAMILTON on Disney+
by Nicole Rosky - July 2, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail chat with Richard Ridge about the conversation that they hope the musical starts in the context of today.

VIDEO: Song and Dance Men Alex Lacamoire and Andy Blankenbuehler Count Down to HAMILTON on Disney+
by Nicole Rosky - July 2, 2020

The revolution begins in just hours! Starting Friday, July 3 (3am), Disney+ will broadcast the hugely-anticipated Hamilton, captured live on stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 2016.

BWW Review: HAMILTON on Disney+ Is A Gift That 'Gets The Job Done'
by David Clarke - July 1, 2020

On July 3, 2020, Disney+ will start streaming the smash hit HAMILTON, filmed on Broadway, and it is truly a gift to the world. It's truly too good to miss, so don't throw away your shot.

Spotlight on HAMILTON: Flash Back to the Historic Opening Night on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - July 2, 2020

The world awaits the release of the mega-hit musical perhaps even more anxiously than its arrival on Broadway in on August 6, 2015. Today, we flash back to that very special night as the company, many of whom had been working on the project for years at that point, came together to take their first official Broadway bow.

BWW Interview: Leslie Odom, Jr. Reflects on the 'Gift' of HAMILTON and Giving it Back to the World
by Richard Ridge - July 2, 2020

You were willing to wait for it, and now you get him! Today, Richard Ridge chats with Aaron Burr (sir)- Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. He discusses how the musical changed in life in huge ways and how he hopes it will have an equally big impact on others.

VIDEO: Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo and Jasmine Cephas Jones Talk HAMILTON on GMA
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 30, 2020

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo and Jasmine Cephas Jones, who originally played the Schuyler Sisters in the Broadway musical Hamilton, stop by Good Morning America on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming production on Disney+.

BWW Interview: Phillipa Soo Explains Why She Hopes HAMILTON Will Inspire Political Action
by Richard Ridge - July 1, 2020

Today's guest will leave you feeling helplessly obsessed with Eliza Hamiton all over again. Richard Ridge chats with Phillipa Soo about what she hopes young audiences will take from the experience and how she hopes it inspires viewers to take political action!

Review Roundup: Find Out What Critics Thought of HAMILTON on Disney+ - Updating Live!
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 4, 2020

In just days, the world will get to tune in for the phenomenon that is Hamilton, when it arrives on Disney+. The critics however, have already gotten their shot at the new film.

BWW Interview: Renee Elise Goldsberry Explains Why This is the Time for HAMILTON
by Richard Ridge - June 30, 2020

Today's guest played the eldest Schuyler sister, Angelica- Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry! Richard Ridge chats with her about how she expects the story will continue to change lives and how it changed hers.

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Hopes HAMILTON on Disney+ Inspires Viewers
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 29, 2020

Tony Award-nominee Christopher Jackson appeared on today's episode of Tamron Hall to discuss the highly anticipated premiere of 'Hamilton,' coming to Disney+ on July 3.

Spotlight on HAMILTON: Catching Up with Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Nicole Rosky - July 3, 2020

History may have its eyes on Hamilton, but today, we have our eyes on the history of its stars. Below take a deep dive into the career of Mr. Hamilton himself, Lin-Manuel Miranda!

VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Shares What He Hopes Audiences Take From HAMILTON on Disney+
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 29, 2020

Daveed Diggs was a guest on Good Morning America Monday to talk with Robin Roberts about the upcoming release of Hamilton on Disney Plus!

Spotlight on HAMILTON: Catching Up with Christopher Jackson
by Nicole Rosky - July 1, 2020

History may have its eyes on Hamilton, but today, we have our eyes on the history of its stars. Below take a deep dive into the career of the general himself, Christopher Jackson!

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