How Does a Bastard, Orphan, Son of a Whore and a Scotsman” Create Such an Impact

The 11-Tony Broadway show, Hamilton is now available to watch on Disney +. Lin Manuel Miranda and the original cast are back to perform a once in a lifetime show in the comfort of your home.

Hamilton is a play that incorporates genres rarely used in musical theater and closes the gap between mainstream pop and Broadway performances. It tells the story of our country’s founding with a racially diverse cast.

Lin Manuel Miranda – (Alexander Hamilton) one of the founding fathers and the first secretary of the treasury of the United States.

Leslie Odom Jr. – (Aaron Burr) the known rival of Alexander Hamilton

Phillipa Soo- (Elizabeth Hamilton) the wife of Alexander Hamilton

Daveed Diggs – (Marquis de Lafayeette) One of Hamilton close friends,(Thomas Jefferson) Author of the declaration of Independence; Third President, and Hamilton frenemy

Okireite Onanodowan- (Hercules Mulligan) a tailor who was a close friend to Hamilton,(James Madison) the fourth president and Jefferson close friend

Renee Elise Goldsberry- (Angelica Schuyler) Elizabeth’s older sister

Christopher Jackson- (George Washington) the first president

Anthony Ramos- (John Laurens) an anti-slavery advocate, (Philip Hamilton) Alexander Hamilton first son

Jasmine Cephas Jones- ( Margarita Schulyer) Elizabeth’s younger sister, (Maria Reynolds) Hamilton’s mistress

Jonathan Groff- (King George III) The mad king that lost America in the revolution

Hamilton is a groundbreaking performance that teaches America’s history through the art of music. The play is also known for its amazing cast soundtrack. The songs range from heart-breaking ballads, such as It’s Quiet Uptown, Burn and Wait for it, to up-tempo melodies, such as the Schuyler Sister, The Room Where it Happened, and Nonstop. There’s a song for everyone.

Hamilton has taken the world by storm. Production companies in Chicago, London, and even Puerto Rico have done their own interpretation of the show.

With live shows close down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hamilton will give families the opportunity to bond over the astonishing story of one of our founding fathers.