Reshaping Historical Narrative in ‘Hamilton’

Hamilton has proven to be a pivotal element in the American historical narrative. Both the musical’s content and artistic license speaks to the power of collective memory and our perceptions of the past. The alterations to historical narrative made in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway Musical Hamilton bridges the era of the American Revolution to current … Read moreReshaping Historical Narrative in ‘Hamilton’

Women’s roles in “Hamilton”

Throughout the play, Hamilton, women hold a very strong role in the musical. The most powerful roles from the women in Hamilton are played by the Schuyler sisters who are introduced in Act I of the play during the song, “The Schuyler Sisters.” During this song, Alexander Hamilton meets the sisters; Angelica, Elizabeth, and Peggy. … Read moreWomen’s roles in “Hamilton”