Esha Shah, New Jersey Institute of Technology
The film adaptation of the autobiographical Broadway show is a passionate tribute to one of theater’s most influential artists.
Mai Senser, Virginia Commonwealth University
Many people have a newfound appreciation and adoration for the talents of the British-American actor thanks to his excellent 2021 performances.
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.
Study Breaks Staff
Although the musical shines with its extravagant choreography and touching moments, it barely scratches the surface when it comes to real representation issues.
Farah Javed, CUNY Baruch College
The previously unassailable creator of ‘Hamilton’ is starting to receive some backlash, both political and personal.
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.
There are many award-winning musicals on Disney+ and other streaming platforms that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
Because we all want to at least look like we’re intelligent.
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
It’s refreshing to have men like this to look up to.
Kaitlyn Quinn, Seton Hall University
The musical will bring a lot more to the island than dance numbers.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
They believe in you, and you should too.
Lin-Manuel Miranda reinvents Hamilton content through creative collaborations, most recently releasing a version of ‘Helpless’ performed by punk rock band The Regrettes.
Dakota Buhler, George Fox University
The unexpected casting of racially diverse actors in ‘Hamilton’ is a critical component to its consistent success.
Michelle Criqui, James Madison University
The inspirational, award-winning playwright, rapper and songwriter continues to amaze the American public with his charm, wit and overall success.
Samantha Gross, Concordia University Irvine
In a nutshell: Diversity, authentic representation and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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