Painting: The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton January 3, 1777.
By Taylor Smith
“Hamilton” has become something of a phenomenon.
The play won 11 Tony Awards, including best musical, as well as a Pulitzer Prize for drama and a Grammy Award for best musical theater album. Additional awards include the Kennedy Prize for Drama and a “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The musical’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has freestyled for President Obama and a national tour is set for 2017. more