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When I saw ‘Hamilton,’ it changed my life. It’s one of the most beautiful things I saw on stage.
The producers, the creators, and the cast, we recognize that ‘Hamilton’ is an inherently American story told by the definition of an American community; we are men and women of different colors, creeds, and orientations.
Hamilton’ has changed my life in so many ways. I really do have a family from that show. The people that I shared that stage with every night- they mean so much to me and they’re so special and so talented. I’m just a fan of every single one of them and it was an honor to share that stage with them.
Being on ‘Grease: Live’ was a massive mile marker. It ultimately led me to ‘Hamilton.’
Hamilton’ is as hard a job as anything I’ve ever done. It’s equally rewarding, but it’s very taxing. It’s just so hard physically and emotionally to do it, and it just empties you out.
I think for a lot of us, you know, what ‘Hamilton’ gave us the opportunity to, what it gave me the opportunity to do, was to go, ‘Here’s what I’ve learned in 35 years.’
Going into Hamilton’ already was mind-blowing enough because I hadn’t really done much before that.
I feel like my whole career has been a blessing. In particular, the opportunity to be a part of ‘Hamilton’ was life-changing.
I have become that middle-aged woman who listens to the ‘Hamilton’ soundtrack in my kitchen.
I love television, and I get so spoiled because I’m coming from such an amazing ensemble in ‘Hamilton’ to such an amazing ensemble on ‘Bull.’
When I saw ‘Hamilton,’ there was so much information so fast, I had to keep up with it. I find that quality in art exhilarating.
What goes up must come down; I’m not going to be in ‘Hamilton’ forever. Everything I work on won’t have this kind of success.
There are few people who exemplify the ideals of opportunity, entrepreneurship and commitment to the collective good than the great New Yorker and the face of the $10 bill, Alexander Hamilton.
I believe in myself as I look forward to graduating from Hamilton Heights High School in 1991.
What’s incredible about ‘Hamilton,’ and the reason you can’t get a ticket, is because everyone‘s responding to it. Everyone is seeing a bit of themselves in it.
As Alexander Hamilton said in ‘The Federalist Papers,’ law is about the exercise of judgment and not will. Judicial activism is best understood as substituting judicial opinion for the command of law. The law is not an infinitely malleable tool.
I started singing backgrounds for Mary Mary and Usher during ‘Confessions.’ Then I jumped to working with Anthony Hamilton, Jill Scott; jumped again to Kanye West, The Killers. I kept saying, ‘OK, this is the last time; then I get to do my music.’
I grew up dreaming of being on Broadway and being able to do that – and ‘Hamilton’ – was awesome, and it was the hardest thing for the first few weeks, and then it was the easiest thing.
Hamilton is my favorite political entrepreneur.
In ‘Hamilton,’ we’re telling the stories of old, dead white men, but we’re using actors of color, and that makes the story more immediate and more accessible to a contemporary audience.
Everyone at Arclight has been very supportive, professional, and warm, and working with producers Mike Gabrowy and Gary Hamilton has been a wonderful experience.
‘Hamilton’ is a story about America, and the most beautiful thing about it is… it’s told by such a diverse cast with a such diverse styles of music. We have the opportunity to reclaim a history that some of us don’t necessarily think is our own.
Being a part of the ‘Hamilton’ family has been the most thrilling and rewarding experience of my career.
Through the eight books in ‘The Treasure Chest‘ series, readers will meet twins Maisie and Felix and learn the secrets and rules of time travel, where they will encounter some of these famous and forgotten people. In Book 1, Clara Barton, then Alexander Hamilton, Pearl Buck, Harry Houdini, and on and on.
After being Washington’s aide for four years and becoming the hero of Yorktown, Hamilton was viewed with a great deal of suspicion because of his association with Tories.
Conservative statesmen from Alexander Hamilton to Ronald Reagan sometimes supported protectionism, and at other times, they leaned toward lowering barriers. But they always understood that trade policy was merely a tool for building a strong and independent country with a prosperous middle class.
Everything we know about Hamilton, we knew when he was alive, because he told us.
You know, another jazz drummer, Ed Thigpen, who played with Oscar Peterson way back – it was the first time I ever heard rivets in a cymbal. And then I heard that Chico Hamilton had them too, and I went, ‘Oh, that’s it. I’m taking that for my sound.’ And it worked well on ‘Riders On The Storm,’ so that’s one thing.
I know Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin of old, having worked with them for many years on ‘Outnumbered.’
It can feel a bit surreal. Sometimes you’re talking to famous people and you think, ‘Oh gosh, I’m talking to Lewis Hamilton.’
Partly because his life ended before the age of 50, Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers, and he managed, with amazing consistency, to alienate most of them.
Hamilton’ doesn’t compare to anything I’ve ever done.
The United States established itself as a trustworthy new nation in its first two decades after the Revolutionary War by paying its debts, even when many in the country believed it had no obligation to do so. Alexander Hamilton, the founder of this newspaper, insisted on it.
What built America’s called the American system, from Hamilton to Polk to Henry Clay to Lincoln to the Roosevelts. A system of protection of our manufacturing, financial system that lends to manufacturers, OK, and the control of our borders.
‘Hamilton’ is not just the best musical I’ve ever seen. It may be the best thing I’ve ever seen.
My husband, Steve Hamilton – an actor/producer and co-Director of the Southampton Playwriting Conference – and I had been working in the theatre in New York for many years.
The American tradition of Washington and Hamilton and Madison and Lincoln and TR and Pat Buchanan is of economic nationalism – making America an independent, self-sufficient, sovereign forever country that’s able to stand on its own feet.
The story of Alexander Hamilton lends itself to hip-hop treatment. Hamilton’s personality is driven and unrelenting, and the music has that same quality. The music and the man mirror each other.
Hating Wall Street is an American tradition that dates back even to the days when Thomas Jefferson cursed that money lover Alexander Hamilton. And for centuries, the complaints about it have largely stayed the same: ‘It does nothing! It creates chaos! It’s a parasite that sucks hardworking Americans dry!’
I am part of a team organising an Emma Hamilton exhibition for the National Maritime Museum for 2016, and the amount of planning is a revelation – borrowing from museums and collections all over the world.