Nate and Ryan welcome Ryan’s long-time friend Dr. Bradley Rettler to discuss Hamilton, the 2015 Broadway hit that made its film debut on Disney+ in 2020. Listen in as they discuss what there is to love about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s complex musical, what is different about watching the show 6 years later, and what the show’s legacy might be.
So how big a Hamilton fan are you? Has watching or listening to Hamilton changed since its early days? What’s your favorite song? Are you going to throw away your shot? Let us know!
For more context on the “Cancel Hamilton” controversy and other Hamilton criticisms we recommend this summary from the San Francisco Chronicle and this look at the historical record from the New York Times.
View the infographic Brad mentioned on the interconnectedness of Hamilton’s songs.
Hamilton Cast Reflect on Backlash and Criticism of Musical by David Crow. Den of Geek.