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  • Physical Description: remote
    1 online resource (1 sound file (06 hr., 02 min., 42 sec.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Ashland] : Hachette Book Group, [2016].

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Participant or Performer Note: Read by Mariska Hargitay.
Summary, etc.: Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.Hamilton: The Revolution gives listeners an unprecedented insight into both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages--"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda--traces its development from an improbable performance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Emmy- and Gold Globe-winning actor Mariska Hargitay lends her voice to the audiobook and Miranda reads more than 300 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is included on the PDF with this audiobook.The audiobook does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot.
Source of Description Note:
Title from title details screen (Overdrive; viewed on April 26, 2016).
Subject: Hamilton, Alexander -- 1757-1804 -- Drama
Hamilton, Alexander -- 1757-1804
Statesmen -- United States -- Drama
Founding Fathers of the United States -- Drama
Founding Fathers of the United States
United States
Genre/Form: Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
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