The Revolution

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.Hamilton: The Revolution gives listeners an unprecedented insight into both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages—"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda—traces its development from an improbable performance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Emmy– and Gold Globe–winning actor Mariska Hargitay lends her voice to the audiobook and...
Publisher: Ashland : Hachette Book Group, 2016.
ISBN: 9781478939337
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file).
1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
audio file, rda
Additional Contributors: Hargitay, Mariska
OverDrive, Inc


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Winner of the 2017 Audie Awards for the Best Audiobook of the Year. Check it out!

Apr 28, 2017

If you're a fan of the amazing musical "Hamilton" this is a great companion to the music. It gives you the backstory of how it all came together. A wonderful insight into Lin-Manuel Miranda's genius. The narration by Mariska Hargitay is fabulous as well.

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