SOURCE: Washington Post
As Immigration Politics Changed, So Did "In the Heights"
by A. K. Sandoval-Strausz
The film release of Lin-Manuel Miranda's "In the Heights" reflects the way the show has evolved in response to the shifting politics of immigration and nativism in the United States.
SOURCE: Huffington Post
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' and the Inclusive Future Of American History
by Ian Reifowitz
Hamilton points the way toward our future as a people by looking back at our past in a revolutionary manner.
New musical in NY about Alexander Hamilton uses rap to tell his story
The composer was struck by the parallels between Hamilton — an illegitimate immigrant from the West Indies who rose to power largely by the sheer force of his rhetoric — and such hustlers-turned-moguls as Jay Z.
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