Alexander Hamilton’s been dead for more than 200 years. What relevance could the guy possibly have to those of us living in the 21st-century?
Turn his life into a musical, and the answer is plenty.
Our panel of esteemed Plugged In experts gabs about Hamilton, the Broadway phenomenon-turned Disney+ phenomenon, on this week’s podcast. We delve into the musical’s good points, its cautionary elements and discuss just what’s lost—and what’s gained—by turning history into entertainment. Check it out here, and listen to our lively, provocative conversation.
Oh, and did you know that Hamilton was a father, too? I think he could’ve used Daniel P. Huerta’s 7 Traits of Effective Parenting, available for purchase now. We’re not saying that it’s guaranteed to keep your children from engaging in pistol duels, but it couldn’t hurt.