Hamilton: The Revolution
(Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(7)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(2)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Published:
Grand Central Publishing 2016
Format:
Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Lexile measure:
1080L
Status:
Checked Out
Description
A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation. HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages—"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda—traces its development from an improbable perfor­mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here. Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer, Joan Marcus; exclusive looks at notebooks and emails; interviews with Questlove, Stephen Sond­heim, leading political commentators, and more than 50 people involved with the production; and multiple appearances by Presi­dent Obama himself. The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot.

Also in This Series
Formats
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Street Date:
04/12/2016
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781455567522
ASIN:
B015X056G4
Lexile measure:
1080
Subjects
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Lin-Manuel Miranda. (2016). Hamilton: The Revolution. Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lin-Manuel Miranda. 2016. Hamilton: The Revolution. Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton: The Revolution. Grand Central Publishing, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lin-Manuel Miranda. Hamilton: The Revolution. Grand Central Publishing, 2016. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection50
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
46df9f4c-aaa7-5227-157b-82ae2eae3679
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Apr 18, 2016 14:35:57
Date Updated:
Nov 13, 2019 12:41:54
Last Metadata Check:
Nov 13, 2019 12:42:11
Last Metadata Change:
Sep 29, 2019 09:34:36
Last Availability Check:
Nov 13, 2019 12:42:11
Last Availability Change:
Nov 13, 2019 12:12:07
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Nov 13, 2019 13:23:11

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0017-1/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0017-1/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0017-1/101/2C8/B2/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0017-1/101/2C8/B2/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B015X056G4
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781455567522
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781455567522
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Lin-Manuel Miranda
title
Hamilton
dateAdded
2016-04-18T11:42:00-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=239&titleID=2405305
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Nashville Public Library (TN)
          • id: 1351
sortTitle
Hamilton The Revolution
crossRefId
2405305
subtitle
The Revolution
id
1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19
starRating
4.1

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0017-1/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0017-1/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0017-1/101/2C8/B2/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0017-1/101/2C8/B2/{1012C8B2-77A9-4E2A-8D8D-BE7CD00D5A19}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: Hamilton9781455567539
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B015X056G4
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781455567522
      • rights:
            • type: Kindle
            • value: 1
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 06/21/2016
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: Hamilton9781455567539
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 5489
      • identifiers:
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781455567522
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 06/21/2016
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Miranda, Lin-Manuel
      • bioText: Lin-Manuel Miranda (Book, Music, and Lyrics/Alexander Hamilton) is the Tony and Grammy award-winning composer-lyricist-star of Broadway's In the Heights—winner of four 2008 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Orchestrations, and Best Choreography with Miranda receiving the award for Best Score. Additionally, he is the co-composer and co-lyricist of Broadway's Tony-nominated Bring It On: The Musical and provided Spanish translations for the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story. Miranda, along with Tom Kitt, won the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy for Best Original Music and Lyrics for their work on the 67th Annual Tony Awards. In 2015, Miranda was named as a Fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He lives with his family in New York City.
        Jeremy McCarter wrote cultural criticism for New York magazine and Newsweek before spending five years on the artistic staff of the Public Theater, where he created, directed, and produced the Public Forum series. He served on the jury of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and is writing a book about young American radicals during World War One. He lives in Chicago.
      • name: Lin-Manuel Miranda
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: McCarter, Jeremy
      • name: Jeremy McCarter
subjects
      • value: Drama
      • value: Fiction
publishDate
2016-04-12T00:00:00-04:00
publishDateText
04/12/2016
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription
Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages—"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda—traces its development from an improbable perfor­mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on...
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Hamilton
fullDescription
A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda.


Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages—"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda—traces its development from an improbable perfor­mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here.

Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer, Joan Marcus; exclusive looks at notebooks and emails; interviews with Questlove, Stephen Sond­heim, leading political commentators, and more than 50 people involved with the production; and multiple appearances by Presi­dent Obama himself. The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot.

sortTitle
Hamilton The Revolution
crossRefId
2405305
subtitle
The Revolution
popularity
2059
publisher
Grand Central Publishing
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BFAIAAA2J/products/1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19
starRating
4.1