Hamilton

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Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘Doing Hamilton every night saved me. It kept my head from getting off the swivel’
When his Broadway show became a global phenomenon, the rigours of daily performance kept the actor and songwriter grounded. Then Disney and Hollywood came calling. Now, the ‘musical theatre fanboy’ has returned to his first love

Emma Brockes

20, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Sydney, we’re back’: Hamilton makes jubilant return to the Australian stage
Pre-show address from Brent Hill as King George III prompts a rapturous applause from the fully vaccinated – and slightly overwhelmed – crowd

Rosemary Bolger

19, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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A tale of two cities: Sydney shows prepare to reopen as Melbourne theatres remain mothballed
NSW is taking a ‘very aggressive’ approach to reopening, but there is ‘no roadmap’ in Victoria, industry leaders say

Elissa Blake

21, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Actor Giles Terera: ‘Lin-Manuel read my manuscript, Hamilton and Me, and was quite emotional’
The star of London’s Hamilton on his diary of the production, his debut play about the abolition of the slave trade, and his fiercest critic…

Kadish Morris

03, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Traumatic’: Hamilton and Come From Away musical cast and crew stood down without pay
The industry is strengthening its calls for more support, with the CEO of Live Performance Australia warning that ‘this will happen again and again’

Elissa Blake

02, Jul, 2021 @3:03 AM

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Hamilton, Come From Away among shows to close during Sydney’s snap Covid lockdown
There’s confusion about whether audiences need to stay at home after seeing a show, with one theatre producer describing the situation as ‘chaos’

Elissa Blake

25, Jun, 2021 @7:31 AM

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Hear the people sing! Musicals are back – and they’re retuned for a new generation
We all had our ways to cope with isolation. For me, it was music from Evita, Hamilton, and more. Now as UK venues reopen, a flood of diverse, fresh shows and revivals are due on stage and screen

Ellie Violet Bramley

20, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Smash-hit musical Hamilton confirms Melbourne season: ‘Mask up and we’ll be there’
The Sydney production is the only one playing anywhere in the world but the Victoria season will start in March 2022, with tickets on sale in July

Elissa Blake

06, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘There’s nothing like it!’ Musical stars return to storm the stage
Performers from the hits Hamilton, Pretty Woman and Back to the Future consider theatre’s comeback and the shows they can’t wait to see

Interviews by Chris Wiegand

25, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Hamilton review – Australian cast shines bright and brilliant in blockbuster Broadway show
A triumphant performance as musical moves from Broadway and the West End to Australia

Cassie Tongue

27, Mar, 2021 @4:50 PM

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'I'm envious': Lin-Manuel Miranda watches from afar as Hamilton takes the stage in Australia
The musical, which went into previews on Wednesday, is the most anticipated show opening in Australia – and maybe in the world

Steph Harmon

17, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Golden Globes 2021: who will win and who should win the film awards?
Will Nomadland or Promising Young Woman scoop best drama? And will Viola Davis best Vanessa Kirby to best actress? Peter Bradshaw offers his predictions and preferences

Peter Bradshaw

26, Feb, 2021 @2:05 PM

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