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Who Tells Your Story? - History Pop Culture and Hidden Meanings in the Musical Phenomenon Hamilton - cover

Who Tells Your Story? - History Pop Culture and Hidden Meanings in the Musical Phenomenon Hamilton

Valerie Estelle Frankel

Publisher: LitCrit Press

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Summary

Hamilton, the hip-hop rap musical, has revolutionized theater. It’s the story of an immigrant, “young, scrappy, and hungry,” who kicked off the Revolutionary War and built the central government of today. Within this book appears the musical’s backstory with many deeper insights. How do the Schuyler Sisters’ signature colors reveal their personalities? Which stage equipment best amplifies the themes? What of the words like “Satisfied” and “My Shot,” with so many double and triple meanings? Most importantly, we’ll explore how the show hauntingly echoes today’s political climate and hottest issues. As the musical extends a mirror of vibrant, diverse, passionate America, it captivates all who discover it.

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