Hamilton: Portraits of the Revolution (Hardcover)

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By Josh Lehrer, Lin-Manuel Miranda (Foreword by), Thomas Kail (Preface by)
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Description


The photographer Josh Lehrer's up-close-and-personal document of the evolution, and revolution, that is Hamilton: An American Musical.

Only the second official book, Hamilton: Portraits of the Revolution invites Hamilfans to experience the award-winning show in a brand-new and intimate way through more than 100 portraits of the cast, including Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton), Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr), Daveed Diggs (Lafayette), Phillipa Soo (Eliza Schuyler Hamilton), and Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler), along with personal commentary by the cast about Hamilton, their experiences, and the show's impact on them and the world. It includes contributions by creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail, as well as a curated collection of ephemera and original writings from the historical figures who served as the inspiration for their stage characters.

With book, music, and lyrics by Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, and choreography by Andy
Blankenbuehler, Hamilton is the story of an immigrant who became George Washington's right-hand man and the new nation's first treasury secretary.

Now, with Hamilton streaming on Disney+ starting on July 3rd, the fan base for this musical smash hit will only continue to grow. From "Broadway Babies" to history buffs to anyone who appreciates photography, this is the perfect book for the millions who have been moved by, and want to reexperience, the extraordinary theatrical and musical experience.

About the Author


Josh Lehrer is an advertising, lifestyle, and portrait photographer who has photographed for the New York Times, Elle, and many Broadway and theatrical projects. Lin-Manuel Miranda is the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of Hamilton: An American Musical. Thomas Kail is the director of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton: An American Musical.

Praise For…


"Only the second official book, Hamilton: Portraits of the Revolution invites Hamilfans to experience the award-winning show in a brand-new and intimate way through more than 100 portraits of the cast, including Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton), Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr), Daveed Diggs (Lafayette), Phillipa Soo (Eliza Schuyler Hamilton), and Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler), along with personal commentary by the cast about Hamilton, their experiences, and the show's impact on them and the world. It includes contributions by creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and director Thomas Kail, as well as a curated collection of ephemera and original writings from the historical figures who served as the inspiration for their stage characters." —BROADWAY WORLD

"Photographer Josh Lehrer offers more than 100 intimate portraits of the cast and creative talent behind the landmark musical Hamilton. This is just the second official book connected to the show and it combines Lehrer’s startling imagery with anecdotes from the cast, ephemera not seen before and introductory remarks by director Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda himself. [This project is] classy, distinguished and well worth the wait." —BROADWAY DIRECT

"Includes more than 100 portraits of the cast, along with personal commentary by the cast about 'Hamilton,' their experiences, and the show’s impact on them and the world." —LIBRARY JOURNAL
Product Details
ISBN: 9780789336804
ISBN-10: 0789336804
Publisher: Universe
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 208