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Alexander Hamilton

Branch Perryville Branch

Created by Nancy Strakna
  • Details about Hamilton: An American Musical

    Hamilton: An American Musical

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    "Hamilton" - which transferred to Broadway following a sold-out run at The Public Theater in NYC - is the acclaimed new musical about the scrappy young immigrant Alexander Hamilton, the $10 Founding Father who forever changed America with his revolutionary ideas and actions. During his life cut too short, he served as George Washington's chief aide, was the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, a loving husband and father, despised by his fellow Founding Fathers, and shot to death by Aa……more

  • Details about Hamilton: the Revolution

    Hamilton: the Revolution

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical 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 origi……more

  • Details about The Hamilton Mixtape

    The Hamilton Mixtape

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    The songs from the blockbuster Broadway smash staring Lin-Manuel Miranda are remixed and performed by some of the biggest names in music including Sia, Usher, Kelly Clarkson, Chance the Rapper, and more.…more

  • Details about Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Ron Chernow

    The inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton ! In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is "a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all." Few figures in American hi……more

  • Details about The Hamilton Affair

    The Hamilton Affair

    Elizabeth Cobbs

    Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Revolution, and featuring a cast of legendary characters, The Hamilton Affair tells the sweeping, tumultuous, true story of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from passionate and tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River. Hamilton was a bastard and orphan, raised in the Caribbean and desperate for legitimacy, who became one of the American Revolution's most dashing--and improbable--heroes. Admired by George W……more

  • Details about Young Patriots: The Remarkable Story of Two Men, Their Impossible Plan, and the Revolution That Created the Constitution

    Young Patriots: The Remarkable Story of Two Men, Their Impossible Plan, and the Revolution That Created the Constitution

    Charles A. Cerami

    A history of the making of the Constitution focuses on Madison and Hamilton's dynamic leadership contributions to the effort to construct a national government. America's great underdog story from New York Times bestselling author Charles Cerami. Seven years after the revolution, America was in crisis. The government didn't work, but the citizens didn't care-or were in a state of rebellion. Then two unknown men, Hamilton and Madison (unknown especially compared to the revered Founding Fathers), ……more

  • Details about Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Ronald Blumer

    A gifted statesman ultimately done in by a trio of fatal flaws including arrogance, stubbornness, and off-putting candor, Alexander Hamilton made a stunning ascent to power before his career was marred by scandal and tragedy. Regardless of his personal peccadillos, however, Hamilton's impressive legacy continues to live on over two centuries after his untimely death. In this documentary, history buffs can find out just how the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury helped to transform a struggling……more

  • Details about Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Veda Boyd Jones

    Born in the Caribbean to an unmarried mother, Hamilton later became a lawyer and the first secretary of the treasury.…more