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'Hamilton' coming to Overture Center for '19/'20 season

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MADISON - The national tour of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" will play in Madison as part of the 2019/20 Broadway at Overture season, according to producer Jeffrey Seller and Overture Center for the Arts. 

 More information about the 2018/19 season will be available on Mon., Apr. 9, 2018.

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, 'Hamilton' is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

'Hamilton' is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first treasury secretary.  Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.  

"Hamilton's" creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award Winning Best Musical "In the Heights."

"Hamilton" features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA.

The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater.

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