Here’s a little post I drafted almost exactly two years ago but never published. I’m going to post it just for the historical significance: It’s amazing to hear myself trying to sell people on Hamilton!
We are crazy about Hamilton at our house. The musical debuted just a year ago (which is now three years ago) off-Broadway — where it sold out its entire engagement — and opened on Broadway back in August 2015. The advance ticket sales have been unprecedented; you can hardly get a ticket. Obviously, we haven’t had a chance to see it performed, but thanks to the magic of Spotify, we’ve been listening to the soundtrack non-stop.
All of us became Lin-Manuel Miranda fans when Quinland performed in the ensemble of the production of his first musical, In the Heights, last fall, but Hamilton, his second show, has kicked that show to the curb. Continue reading “From the vault: Wait for it”