Read what critics across the U.S. are saying about “Hamilton”
"Review: Why Hamilton is the greatest musical yet written"
“The singular genius of Hamilton, the greatest musical ever written, is that it recognizes that the American Revolution did not end with Yorktown, but is ongoing, even today, and that there are Founders of America being born even as we speak…” –DC Theatre Scene
“How ‘Hamilton’ went from ‘Mixtape’ to Broadway juggernaut: A timeline”
“The three-hour ‘Hamilton’ opens off-Broadway, at the Public Theater, to rapturous reviews and a clamor for tickets. Celebrity sightings in the audience and/or backstage become common — the Clintons, Michelle Obama, and Madonna (who was texting during the second act, according to some of the actors)…” -The Washington Post
"‘Hamilton’ deserves its place in musical history"
“But Lin-Manuel Miranda — who wrote ‘Hamilton’s’ book and musical score and originated the title role — remolds its historical source material to create a startling, utterly compelling, contemporary theatrical experience…” -Las Vegas Review Journal
"A by-the-numbers look at ‘Hamilton’"
“The Tony-winning, Pulitzer-winning, Grammy-winning musical “Hamilton” is a multivenue phenomenon. From theaters — including, starting Tuesday, Las Vegas’ own Smith Center for the Performing Arts — to bookstores to music streaming services, “Hamilton” ranks as one for the record books…” -Las Vegas Review Journal
“Explore the history of ‘Hamilton,’ a history-making musical”
“’Hamilton,’ which had received 16 Tony award nominations, takes home 11, including Best Musical…” -Las Vegas Review Journal
“Theater review: ‘Hamilton’ magnificent tale of triumph and tragedy”
“All the while, as we see in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s astonishing Broadway musical, ‘Hamilton,’ the Founding Father led a personal life that was as dangerous and self-sabotaging as any present-day politician or hip-hop thug…” -AJC
“'Hamilton' trusts the power of its tale to command attention, even when its characters debate (in rap battles refereed by George Washington) such potentially dry topics as the fledgling nation’s financial system." -Las Vegas Review Journal
“Review: ‘Hamilton in Salt Lake City rises up and delivers on the hype”
“Everything about ‘Hamilton’ is supersized, including fans’ expectations. And the second national tour of the hip-hop musical, playing in Salt Lake City through May 6, rises up to deliver distinctive performances…” -The Salt Lake Tribune
"Will Gompertz reviews Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton ★★★★★"
“To say Hamilton is just another transfer from Broadway would be like saying the Sex Pistols were just another boy band. It is a ground-breaking, game-changing, epoch-defining musical…” -BBC News
“‘Hamilton’ Is Known for its Music, but What Did Alexander Hamilton Listen To?”
“And while rap aficionados and theater nerds have exhaustively cataloged the rich referential web of Mr. Miranda’s “Hamilton” score, little attention has been paid to the show’s engagement with the music that Alexander Hamilton would have known in his lifetime…” -The New York Times
“Hamilton is the most important musical of our time”
“Miranda’s revolutionary musical gets people thinking about race, history, and theater in ways they’re probably not used to. He educates audiences about an important a piece of American history through rap and hip-hop in a work of art so ingenious that it would be brilliant even if there were no message behind it…” -Business Insider
“Review: ‘Hamilton,' Young Rebels Changing History and Theater”
“I am loath to tell people to mortgage their houses and lease their children to acquire tickets to a hit Broadway show. But “Hamilton,” directed by Thomas Kail and starring Mr. Miranda, might just about be worth it — at least to anyone who wants proof that the American musical is not only surviving but also evolving in ways that should allow it to thrive and transmogrify in years to come…” -The New York Times
“The Verdict: Read Critics’ Reviews for Hamilton on Broadway”
“Reviews are rolling in for the Broadway transfer of the acclaimed Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “Hamilton,” which opens Aug. 6 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Here’s what critics are saying…” -Playbill
"Hamilton Broadway Reviews"
“Reviews of Hamilton on Broadway. See what all the critics had and read all the reviews for Hamilton including the New York Times and more…” –Broadway World
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