The epic musical Hamilton is now available to stream on Disney +.
An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton combines the best elements of live theatre, film and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon to homes around the world for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The production was filmed in June 2016 with the full original principal company, which includes Miranda as Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr as Aaron Burr, Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler, Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Jonathan Groff as King George, Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton, Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, and Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton.
The musical is based on Ron Chernow’s 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton, and centres around the life of this American Founding Father, creator of the country’s financial system and the first Secretary of the Treasury. It premiered off-Broadway at the Public Theater in February 2015 before moving to Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre that summer. It’s the recipient of 11 Tony Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and a Grammy.