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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restaging America’s Past

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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A collection of top scholars explain the “Hamilton phenomenon” and explore its connection to the understanding of American history, including clips from the musical projected on screen. Moderated by Nelson Pressley, theater critic for the Washington Post, panelists include: Renee Romano, Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Oberlin College; Joseph Adelman, assistant professor of history, Framingham University; Claire Bond Potter, professor of history and executive editor of Public Seminar at The New School, New York; Brian Herrera, assistant professor of theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University; and Mike O'Malley, professor of history, George Mason University. A book signing will follow the program.

 

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