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What Did The Critics Think Of Hamilton In Philadelphia?
September 9th, 2019
Now playing at the Forrest Theater
Hamilton has finally arrived in Philadelphia! But, what did the local critics think of this international hit? Find out in our review round-up!
The Philadelphia Inquirer was full of praise for the Broadway musical saying, "It teaches, it delights, it paints pictures and creates character. It enthralls" They rounded up their review with "it was worth the wait".
The BroadStreetReview was also full of praise for the production saying, "It is first and foremost an entertainment, and a damn good one. " They continued with, "Miranda's extraordinary ear for blending disparate musical styles into a seamless garment of a score is on full display, as the characters balance snatches of rap, rock, R&B, doo-wop, and traditional musical theater in perfect concert."
The Phawker mirrored these sentiments and said that "The touring production is no less impressive than the Broadway version."
Don't miss your chance to see Hamilton in Philadelphia and book your tickets today!
What is Hamilton about?
One of the Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton's story is an extraordinary one. Born out of wedlock in the West Indies, and orphaned by the time he was 11, he arrived in New Jersey in 1772 to begin his grammar school education. From there he played a major role in the American revolutionary war, rising through the ranks to become an aide to George Washington. But that was only the beginning of the great man's story, with the proceeding chapters in his life taking in everything from sex scandals, fatal duels and the creation of the American Constitution.
Hamilton is now playing at the Forrest Theater through to November 17.
A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musical. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious...more info