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Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones in Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. Photo: Joan Marcus

Hamilton

Hamilton is a musical theatre show based on the life of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. The show has music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and was originally directed by Thomas Kail. The show includes songs such as Satisfied, My Shot, The Schuyler Sisters, and The Room Where It Happens. In 2016, Hamilton won 11 Tony Awards, including best musical, and the Pulitzer prize for drama.

Popular entertainment isn’t necessarily the place to go and study history, but it can prompt audience members to learn more about the past. Certainly...

The desire to be challenged has propelled Giles Terera to an impressive CV of performances and an Olivier award-winning turn in Hamilton. He tells...

Recently, I went to see Hamilton. Yes, late to the party I know, but sometimes working in theatre means you don’t get to see...

A question mark hangs over a future production of The Color Purple after a historic social media post by its lead actor surfaced, in...

Cameron Mackintosh is planning further works at the Victoria Palace just a year after it opened following a major refurbishment, in a bid to...

Aidan Turner, Sophie Okonedo, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Jamael Westman are among the winners of this year's WhatsOnStage Awards, presented in London on March...

The casting directors behind Hamilton have won an inaugural award in celebration of their work. Paul Wooller, Felicity French and Trevor Jackson topped the best...

West End theatres enjoyed record box office takings of £766 million in 2018, up 8.6% compared with the previous year. This was driven by ticket...

Last year’s profits for Cameron Mackintosh's theatre operations company were hit by the "astronomical" cost of redeveloping the Victoria Palace Theatre, financial records reveal. The...
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