Hamilton on Broadway and the Founding in American Culture:
An Introduction

By Matthew E. Brown
This article appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of The Independent Review

In Hamilton: An American Musical, stage writer and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda cast the republic’s first Treasury secretary as a larger-than-life hero worthy of...well, a Broadway show. The Independent Review’s symposium about the musical assesses its potential impact on the public’s understanding of the American Founding.


Other Independent Review articles by Matthew E. Brown
    Spring 2017   A Founding, If You Can Keep It
    Winter 2004   Can the Past and the Future Coexist?



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