Everything old is new again. Who knew hip hop and history would and could be so hot. “Hamilton,” the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, won 11 Tony Awards, including best new musical. Host James Corden dedicated the night to celebrating the diversity of Broadway. Fourteen of the 40 Tony nominees were actors of color.
Hamilton is a musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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