Hamilton: The Revolution - Section 4 Summary & Analysis

Jeremy McCarter and Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Chapter 5, Introduction. McCarter discusses the involvement of producer Jeffrey Seller, particularly his intense attraction to, and support for, the show, and how he brought to the project a range of experience producing Tony award-winning Broadway shows. McCarter then refers to Miranda’s need to develop two story elements: Hamilton’s quick intelligence (i.e. showing that he was also fighting a war of ideas as well as a war for freedom) and structurally set up a number for the King of England.

Chapter 6, Introduction: McCarter discusses the involvement of orchestrator Alex Lacamoire, referring first to how composer Miranda isn’t able to write down his compositions. Lacamoire’s role, McCarter says, was to take Miranda’s many ideas and shape them, or write them down, so that other musicians can/could play them. McCarter describes the complimentary ways the men think, using as an...

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