Usually July 4th brings several anticipated summer movies to multiplexes nationwide. This year is a little different. Most movie theaters are still closed across the country, and there won't be any new films released until August. So Disney+ is swooping in to save the holiday with an exclusive premiere that many fans have been eagerly awaiting. Yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical Hamilton is coming home in a unique filmed experience that promises to make this year's Independence day truly something special. Today, we have a special look at this Disney+ exclusive.
To celebrate Hamilton, the filmed version of the original Broadway production which premieres this Friday, July 3, 2020 on Disney+, the studio has released a special look at the Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. Don't forget to check out this unforgettable cinematic stage performance this Friday when it streams globally on Disney+.
Experience the original Broadway Production of Hamilton, streaming exclusively on Disney+ on July 3. Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. Filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016, the film transports its audience into the world of the Broadway show in a uniquely intimate way.
The filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton combines the best elements of live theater, film and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon to homes around the world for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre-a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.
With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and direction by Thomas Kail, Hamilton is inspired by the book "Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow and produced by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeffrey Seller, with Sander Jacobs and Jill Furman serving as executive producers.
Filming was produced by RadicalMedia. The 11-time-Tony Award®-, GRAMMY Award®-, Olivier Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical stars: Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler; Jonathan Groff as King George; Christopher Jackson as George Washington; Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds; Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton; Leslie Odom, Jr. as Aaron Burr; Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton; and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton.