Celebrating a Year of Hamilton (in Video)

News   Celebrating a Year of Hamilton (in Video)
Hamilton opened on Broadway one year ago today. To celebrate the anniversary, here is a look back at videos from the show‘s Off-Broadway beginning through now.
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Hamilton at the Public Theater

Hamilton opened Off-Broadway at the Public Theater February 17, 2015. Here are highlights from the Off-Broadway run.

On February 24, 2015, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis held a press conference in the Public Theater lobby to announce Hamilton‘s move to Broadway.

On April 16, 2015, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of Hamilton celebrated the 40th anniversary of A Chorus Line by presenting the original cast members of the show with a commemorative plaque and performing a stirring medley of “I Hope I Get It” and “What I Did For Love.”

Hamilton on Broadway

Hamilton began previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 13, 2015. Watch highlights from the Broadway production.

When Hamilton began performances on Broadway, Lin-Manuel Miranda started the tradition of performing outside the theatre before every #Ham4Ham ticket lottery. Here is a look back at the #Ham4Ham performance from July 16, 2015.

Hamilton official opened on Broadway on August 6, 2015. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Jonathan Groff and Leslie Odom, Jr. met the press following the opening-night performance.

Hamilton at the Tony Awards

Hamilton was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards. Watch Nikki M. James and Andrew Rannells announce the 2016 Tony nominations.

Hamilton went home with 11 Tony Awards. Winners Leslie Odom, Jr. (Best Actor in a Musical), Renée Elise Goldsberry (Best Featured Actress in a Musical) and Andy Blankenbuehler (Best Choreography) talk about the show‘s success and show off their awards.

Bonus Videos

The cast of Hamilton, led by Leslie Odom, Jr., record “Joy to the World” for the 2015 installment of Carols For a Cure.

Lin-Manuel Miranda (with Phillipa Soo handling beatbox duties) breaks down the excitement of BroadwayCon with an impromptu rap during the Hamilton panel.

On May 24, 2016, Lin-Manuel Miranda is honored at Sardi’s Restaurant with his very own caricature portrait.

Moments after the unveiling of his new portrait at Sardi’s, Lin-Manuel Miranda sat down with Playbill’s Blake Ross to talk Rent, hip hop and all things Hamilton.

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