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  1. HAMILTON--My Thoughts

    Here is a story, embarrassing but funny in an ironic sort of way. Arriving in Manhattan in March 2016 to see an opera at the Met, I spotted, in Port Authority, a poster for Hamilton. Instantly, I thought—now, bear in mind that I knew absolutely nothing about the show and had never even heard of it—“A musical about Alexander Hamilton. That will never be a hit!”


    I was laughably ignorant of the fact that Lin-Manuel
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    Updated Oct-12-2020 at 02:43 by Bellinilover

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  2. GOLDEN BOY in a Golden Age of Broadway: An Original Cast Recording Review

    Golden Boy. Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams. With Sammy Davis, Jr. (Joe Wellington); Paula Wayne (Lorna Moon); Billy Daniels (Eddie Satin); Kenneth Tobey (Tom Moody); Johnny Brown (Ronnie); Terrin Miles (Terry); Lola Falana (Lola). Capitol Records, 1964.



    When it comes to Broadway musicals, there are hits, there are flops, and there are hits
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    Updated Jul-04-2019 at 13:53 by Bellinilover

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