Ok, so I am pretty late to this, but Hamilton is freaking amazing!
When it came out last year, I gave a few songs a listen and thought “Meh. Decent enough for a pop musical.” I was definitely more intrigued with the cultural phenomenon of schools using it to teach the Revolution, and the use of a multi-ethnic cast. And the ongoing argument within the theatre community about “Hamilton or Bust” being the reason for other shows closing.
I can vividly remember my amazement over the Fourth of July weekend at the Historical Society (seeing the First Folio) at the number of kids singing word for word songs from a Broadway musical and actively engaging i