Even if you’re not usually a musical fan, you’ve probably heard about Hamilton.
Even if you’re not usually a musical fan, you probably like Hamilton.
While its cultural influence has been undeniable, many of us never had the chance to see the original cast perform together. Streaming is about to change that.
On July 3rd – that’s right, just in time for Independence Day – Hamilton will make its streaming debut on Disney+. To get us all in the mood, Disney+ has released 10 new posters featuring the different cast members.
The posters follow the template of the original Hamilton show art. They show the silhouette of playwright and star Lin-Manuel Miranda. He’s on top of a star as the titular role of Alexander Hamilton.
Hamilton tells the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. The show received critical acclaim. It also achieved widespread attention for Miranda’s unique musical compositions. Compositions that blend traditional showtunes with rap, R&B, soul, and hip-hop elements. In addition to Miranda’s decision to cast actors of color as the country’s founding fathers and other historical figures.
The recording of the original cast performance coming to Disney+ was shot at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June 2016. Cast members include: Miranda along with Daveed Diggs, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr., Christopher Jackson, Jonathan Groff, Phillip Soo, Jasmine Cephas, Okieriete Onadowan, and Anthony Ramos.
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