Hamilton

Hamilton: An American Musical is a sung-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The show, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow, achieved both critical acclaim and box office success.

Character: Elizabeth ‘Eliza’ Schuyler-Hamilton
Music by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Recording: Original Broadway Cast Recording released September 25th, 2015
Off-Broadway previews: January 20th, 2015 – February 16th, 2015 (The Public Theatre)
Off-Broadway: February 17th, 2015 – May 3rd, 2015 (The Public Theatre)
Broadway previews: July 13th, 2015 – August 5th, 2015 (Richard Rodgers Theatre)
Broadway: August 6th, 2015 – July 9th, 2016 (Richard Rodgers Theatre)
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Awards & Nominations

  • The Equity Awards, 2015 – The Clarence Derwent Award | Winner
  • Lucille Lortel Awards, 2015 – Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical | Winner
  • Clarence Derwent Awards, 2015 – Most Promising Female Performer | Winner
  • Antoinette Perry Awards, 2016 – Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical | Nominated
  • Tony Awards, 2016 – Best Actress in a Musical | Nominated
  • Grammy Awards, 2016 – Best Musical Theatre Album | Winner
  • Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, 2016 – Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical | Winner
  • Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, 2016 – Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female) | Winner
  • Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, 2016 – Favorite Onstage Pair (with Lin-Manuel Miranda) | Nominated
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