Ep 135: “Hamilton”

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By Wes Evans: Actor, Filmmaker, Director, Writer; Todd Sapio: Actor, Producer, Musician, Athlete, Wes Evans: Actor, and Writer; Todd Sapio: Actor. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

We take a shot at Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” and discuss:

  • live performances on stage vs film;
  • wardrobe, set design;
  • musical songwriting vs albums;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

No punishment, in my opinion, is too great, for the man who can build his greatness upon his country’s ruin. – George Washington

Notes & References:
Thomas Jefferson had kids with Sally Hemings (his slave)
How they filmed Hamilton – 30 cameras over 3 performances, 2 live and 1 without an audience
Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses performing Hamilton in the UK
“Song Exploder” on Netflix trailer – check out the episode where Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks down “Wait for it”
U2 Live from Red Rocks
Nas “Rewind”
Jay-z “Meet The Parents” (no free streaming option to link to)
Dana Dane “Cinderfella”
Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh “La Di Da Di”
Cats’ “Memory”

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