Curbside pickup and returns now available at 26 locations. View updated hours of operations here.

Hamilton: the revolution

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(2)
4 star
 
(2)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(1)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2016
Language:
English
Description
A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original cast.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.
Hamilton: The Revolution gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages—"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda—traces its development from an improbable performance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here.
Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer, Joan Marcus; exclusive looks at notebooks and emails; interviews with Questlove, Stephen Sondheim, leading political commentators, and more than 50 people involved with the production; and multiple appearances by President Obama himself. The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9781478913641
9781455567522
9781478939337
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDa5f865c3-64d9-c293-869a-d9ca96187af9
Grouping Titlehamilton the revolution
Grouping Authorlin manuel miranda
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-10-26 02:08:55AM
Last Indexed2021-10-26 02:44:57AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Hargitay, Mariska, 1964-
McCarter, Jeremy, 1976-
authorLin-Manuel Miranda
author2-roleHargitay, Mariska,1964-
McCarter, Jeremy,1976-
author_displayMiranda, Lin-Manuel
available_at_catalogBelle Cooledge
Franklin
Rio Linda
detailed_location_catalogBelle Cooledge
Elk Grove
Franklin
McKinley
North Natomas
Rio Linda
Sylvan Oaks
display_descriptionA backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original cast.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.
Hamilton: The Revolution gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it. Miranda, along with Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages—"since before this was even a show," according to Miranda—traces its development from an improbable performance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later. In addition, Miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here.
Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer, Joan Marcus; exclusive looks at notebooks and emails; interviews with Questlove, Stephen Sondheim, leading political commentators, and more than 50 people involved with the production; and multiple appearances by President Obama himself. The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot.
format_catalogCD Audiobook
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_catalogAudio Books
eBook
ida5f865c3-64d9-c293-869a-d9ca96187af9
isbn9781455567522
9781478913641
9781478939337
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a193Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveKindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a194Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveKindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a195Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveKindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveKindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook10falsetrueOverDriveKindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6d3Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6d5Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6d-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books8falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6d-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books5falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6d4Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
ils:.b24286904.i74376810FranklinCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseOn Shelffraag
ils:.b24286904.i75936847Folsom AdultCD 792.642 MIR 20161falsefalseOn Shelffola
ils:.b24286904.i74376809McKinleyCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseDue Oct 30, 2021mckag
ils:.b24286904.i74376834Belle CooledgeCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseOn Shelfcooag
ils:.b24286904.i74376822Elk GroveCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseDue Nov 2, 2021elkag
ils:.b24286904.i74376846North NatomasCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseDue Nov 9, 2021nntag
ils:.b24286904.i74376858Rio LindaCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseOn Shelfrioag
ils:.b24286904.i7437686xSylvan OaksCD 792.92 M672 20161falsefalseIn Transitsylag
itype_catalogAdu CD/Spoken Word
FOL ADULT CD/SPOKEN WORD
last_indexed2021-10-26T09:44:57.417Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formUnknown
literary_form_fullUnknown
local_callnumber_catalogCD 792.92 M672 2016
owning_library_catalogSacramento Public Library
owning_location_catalogBelle Cooledge
Elk Grove
Franklin
McKinley
North Natomas
Rio Linda
Sylvan Oaks
primary_isbn9781478913641
publishDate2016
publisherBlackstone Audio, Inc.,
Grand Central Publishing
Hachette Book Group
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19eBookeBookEnglishGrand Central Publishing2016
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6deAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishHachette Book Group2016
ils:.b24286904CD AudiobookAudio BooksEnglishBlackstone Audio, Inc., 20164 sound discs, 1 footnotes disc (360 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:1012c8b2-77a9-4e2a-8d8d-be7cd00d5a19-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:61869121-a2ed-4c64-b784-e969339a7f6d-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b24286904.i74376810On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b24286904.i75936847On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b24286904.i74376809Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b24286904.i74376834On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b24286904.i74376822Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b24286904.i74376846Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b24286904.i74376858On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b24286904.i7437686xIn TransitIn Transitfalsefalsetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
subject_facetAudiobooks
Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804 -- Drama
Musicals -- Librettos
Musicals -- United States -- History and criticism
title_displayHamilton The Revolution
title_fullHamilton : the revolution/ Lin Manuel Miranda
Hamilton The Revolution
title_shortHamilton
title_subthe revolution
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Fiction
Hamilton, Alexander
History
History and criticism
Literature
Musicals
Nonfiction
Performing Arts