Hamilton (2020 movie)

2020 film of the 2015 Broadway musical of the same name

Hamilton is a 2020 American musical movie which is a live recording of the 2015 Broadway musical. It was directed and produced by Thomas Kail and produced, written, and composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Directed byThomas Kail
Written byLin-Manuel Miranda
Based onAlexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow
Produced by
CinematographyDeclan Quinn
Edited byJonah Moran
Music byLin-Manuel Miranda
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures[2]
Release date
  • July 3, 2020 (2020-07-03)
Running time
160 minutes[3]
CountryUnited States
Budget$12.5 million (stage production)[4]

Miranda also stars as first Treasury Secretary and Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, along with the musical's original principal Broadway cast.

Hamilton was originally planned for theatrical release on October 15, 2021; however, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the movie had a digital worldwide release on Disney+ on July 3, 2020. The movie received strong critical reviews.

References change

  1. Radulovic, Petrana. "Disney releasing filmed version of Hamilton in theaters in 2021". Polygon. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Hamilton: Press Kit" (PDF). The Walt Disney Studios. p. 9. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  3. @Lin_Manuel (May 22, 2020). "Oh! Um, including credits it's exactly 2 hours and 40 mins. So once you have it, start #Hamilfilm at exactly 9:20pm? (Wait WHAT HAPPENS AT MIDNIGHT Steven)" (Tweet). Retrieved May 22, 2020 – via Twitter.
  4. Paulson, Michael; Gelles, David (June 8, 2016). "'Hamilton' Inc.: The Path to a Billion-Dollar Broadway Show". New York Times. Retrieved July 3, 2020.