By now, theater lovers all over the world — American or in any other case — have gotten their shot to see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s acclaimed Broadway hit, Hamilton. Through Disney+, the musical’s authentic Broadway forged has been seen on tv screens worldwide, permitting everybody to witness what made the manufacturing such a phenomenon — the likes of which have hardly ever (if ever) been seen earlier than.
Taped over three nights in 2016, rather a lot has modified between this recording and its streaming debut. Reflecting on the present, its legacy, and the cultural dialog surrounding Miranda’s musical in 2020, Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You, the brand new Disney+ particular hosted by Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts, offers the forged, director Thomas Kail, and Harvard historian Annette Gordon-Reed an opportunity to debate Hamilton and what it means in today’s political local weather.
It’s an attention-grabbing dialogue with eager insights gleaned. Here are a couple of noteworthy issues we realized.