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Alexander Hamilton’s Son Also Died in a Duel

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

When Hamilton met Aaron Burr in 1804, the scene would have been very familiar.

Oprah Winfrey 'actively considering run' for President in 2020, say sources close to star

Oprah Winfrey is said to be “actively considering” a run for the White House, after she delivered a powerful and widely praised speech at the Golden Globes. Leslie Odom Jr, who played Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton, was among those to throw his support behind her: “She’s running. At the event, Ms Winfrey said she had no plan to run for the White House.

Long After Alexander Hamilton's Death, His Son and Rival Aaron Burr Dueled in Divorce Court

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Hamilton’s son appears to have had the last word against his father's nemesis in during a divorce trial.

How Alexander Hamilton's House Got Moved

4 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Alexander Hamilton had a nice house called the Grange built for his family in the countryside of Manhattan Island in 1802. He was only there two years before he was killed by Aaron Burr. But the house remained, and the city grew up around it. Show More Summary

'Hamilton' is a love letter to American musical theater

WATCH: The full interview with the 'Hamilton' creative team here.MORE "HAMILTON":The birth of 'Hamilton,' told by the man who was in the room where it happenedHe's your Aaron Burr, sir: 'Hamilton' star Joshua Henry on why kids in the audience bring him to tearsNew details on the $10 'Hamilton' ticket...

He's your Aaron Burr, sir: 'Hamilton' star Joshua Henry on why kids in the audience bring him to tears

Joshua Henry is at a loss for words. It doesn’t happen often. The gregarious, golden-voiced actor who stars as Aaron Burr in the national tour of “Hamilton” opening Aug. 16 at the Hollywood Pantages is as hyper-articulate as he is humble. But the thought of “Hamilton” as a cultural force unlike...

He's your Aaron Burr, sir: 'Hamilton' star Joshua Henry on why kids in the audience bring him to tears

5 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Joshua Henry is at a loss for words. It doesn’t happen often. The gregarious, golden-voiced actor who stars as Aaron Burr in the national tour of “Hamilton” opening Aug. 16 at the Hollywood Pantages is as hyper-articulate as he is humble. But the thought of “Hamilton” as a cultural force unlike...

Republican Congressman Would Totes Duel With These GOP Lady Senators if They Weren’t Ladies

A congressman from Texas has caught a belated case of Hamilton fever, suggesting that female opponents of the Senate GOP’s plan to repeal Obamacare have narrowly avoided an “Aaron Burr–style” showdown with him.

Congressman Would Totally Challenge Female Senators to a Duel Over Health Care, If Only They Were Men

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

He added that if they weren’t women, he’d like to “settle this Aaron Burr–style.”

Odd 'Turn' of events: Actor who plays Hamilton has family link to Aaron Burr

Genealogy report turned up some interesting info about actor who plays Alexander Hamilton.        

Revisiting the First 'Trial of the Century,' More Than 215 Years Later

10 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In 1800, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr—history’s most famous frenemies—teamed up to get Levi Weeks acquitted of murder.

Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr and the American Way of Treason

The U.S. had good reason to be cautious about drawing a line between disloyalty and conduct deserving of prosecution

Daniel Breaker will be Chicago 'Hamilton's' next Aaron Burr

The Chicago production of "Hamilton" has announced its new Aaron Burr — the well-known Broadway actor Daniel Breaker. Breaker will take over the pivotal role of the antagonist in the hit musical April 11, following the scheduled departure of Wayne Brady, the current Burr since Jan. 17. The role...

Bryan Terrell Clark and Brandon Victor Dixon reveal their favorite 'Hamilton' songs and their funny mishaps on set

11 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

BUILD Series celebrated President's Day 2017 with George Washington and Aaron Burr! No, not that Washington and Burr but rather Bryan Terrell Clark and Brandon Victor Dixon, the guys who play these famous historical figures in the hit Broadway show, 'Hamilton.' They stopped by to talk about their experiences so far with the 'Hamilton' phenomenon. Show More Summary

Reading about Rick Beyer’s Rivals unto Death

11 months agoHistory / US History : Boston 1775

Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr is a retelling of the political rivalry that led to the most famous fatal duel in U.S. history. It comes from Rick Beyer, an author and filmmaker from Lexington.Rick’s behind the “First Shot” film, the “In Their Own Words” pageant, the annual Lexington tea burning, and more to come. Show More Summary

14 Facts for Aaron Burr's Birthday

11 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Born on this date in 1756, Burr is mainly remembered for two things: killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel and later getting himself tried for treason under President Jefferson. Less attention is usually paid to Burr’s major accomplishments.

Wayne Brady hurts his leg in 'Hamilton' performance

12 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Wayne Brady didn't "break a leg" during a recent performance of Hamilton, but he came close. The comedian is playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production. He got hurt jumping off a chair within the first ten minutes of a Saturday matinee. Show More Summary

Wayne Brady injured at 'Hamilton' matinee

The actor Wayne Brady, who plays Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of "Hamilton," sustained a minor leg injury Saturday during a matinee performance of the show in downtown Chicago and had to leave the stage during the first few minutes of the first act. He was replaced by an understudy for...

Wayne Brady Joins 'Hamilton' Cast As Aaron Burr (VIDEO)

Wayne Brady joins the cast of "Hamilton" in Chicago next week, but he wants everyone in his life to know... don't expect ticket hookups. The new Aaron Burr told us he's getting hit up by almost everyone in his life because tickets are so hard…

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