Darby Williams, University of Michigan
The playwright struck gold with ‘Hamilton,’ but backlash from his recent film adaptation as well as his cringy public actions have called his reputation into question.
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
Even though I became obsessed with the theatrical masterpiece four years after everyone else, there are some upsides to experiencing the musical in 2020.
Olivia Dimond, Bates College
Like any piece of historical fiction, the musical takes some artistic license, but fans are now wondering if the show has gone too far.
Lauren Buchko, Michigan State University
Musical theater isn’t just catchy songs and flashy dance numbers. Many shows have poignant messages about mental health, suicide, LGBTQ+ issues and more.
Grace Hancock, Florida State University
Almost three years after the musical premiered, the ways it has forever changed the landscape of theatre are starting to make themselves apparent.
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