Hamilton: Musical Info & Synopsis


Hamilton tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s Founding Fathers. Set during the early years of the USA, the musical explores Hamilton’s rise from orphaned immigrant to his pivotal role as the first Secretary of the Treasury. Hamilton presents a fresh retelling of history, showcasing themes of ambition, love, and the complexities of legacy.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)

Cast Size: 13+

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1770s-1800s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2015)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, America, Based on a Book, Biography, Historical, Immigration, Mega Musical, Narrator, NYC, One-Word, PoliticalPopPopular, Rap, Solo Composer, Sung-Through, Tony Award, Tragedy, True Story

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