In the Room Where It Happens: Hamilton Storms Broadway
07 Aug 2015
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop tribute to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton opened Aug. 6 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Check out Playbill.com's first-hand account from inside the theatre, the red carpet and the starry opening night party.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.