The filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton premiered last week on Disney+ Now the streaming service will release a new special conversation Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You, exclusively on Fri., Jul. 10. The special will be hosted by ABC News’ Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts.
Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You features Hamilton’s creator, its director and cast members of the original Broadway production. A Harvard Historian also shares insight on the historical relevance and accuracy of the production.
Earlier today, Roberts shared a first look with Good Morning America viewers. From cast members sharing personal memories and stories about their participation in the groundbreaking Broadway show to what it means to them to be part of this project.
“It was an immense pleasure speaking with this talented group,” said Roberts. “After you listen to their insights and perspectives it will heighten your viewing of Hamilton. Such an engaging, enlightening conversation.”
Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You features creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, cast members from the original Broadway production; Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Leslie Odom Jr.(Aaron Burr), Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton), Renée Elise Goldsberry, (Angelica Schuyler), Daveed Diggs (Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson) and Harvard historian and Professor Annette Gordon-Reed. Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan and James Madison) appears in the tape piece at the top of the show.
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