The champions of gridlock who are blocking action on President Obama's Supreme Court nominee are basing their obstruction on a canard. They know it - which must be why they are previewing their next line of attack. It's one that Alexander Hamilton - the trendiest of our founders - warned about. Show More Summary
The actor who plays the show’s antihero showed up ready when he was first asked to read for the role.
Louisa Catherine Adams, John Quincy Adams’s wife, had gimlet eyes, a satirist’s wit, and a sharp pencil. To read her letters and diaries is to see the early Republic in vivid color. There is Aaron Burr, who would startle the noisy Senate...Show More Summary
“With all the hoopla and hubbub, it’s tempting to think all the other shows are Aaron Burr. Imagine working on a big new show for years, pouring millions into it and then finally finding a Broadway theater, only to discover that all anyone wants to talk about is the cool nearby rival?”
Above: A clip of Hillary Clinton, New York mayor Bill de Blasio, and Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. (he plays Aaron Burr) doing a gag at the Inner Circle Dinner, a hoity-toity annual New York City media/politics event, on Saturday night. The transcript: CLINTON: Thanks for the endorsement, Bill. Show More Summary
I'm not going to bury the lede: this video features three young boys doing a gender-swapped performance of "The Schuyler Sisters" from Hamilton, plus a girl opening up the song with Aaron Burr's part. Small, adorable, mega-talented children performing gender-swapped Hamilton, folks. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.
The New York Public Library is steadily digitizing the diary of one young woman living in turn-of-the-nineteenth-century Manhattan. Among the entries: accounts of the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, the waiting period as Hamilton lay dying, and the founding father’s funeral. Read more...
The story of infamous political rivals Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton is one of Broadway's hottest tickets. Then as now, running for president -- they both aspired to it; neither achieved it -- can be deadly serious. Continue reading ? The post How mean can we get? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Since the days when Aaron Burr was fighting for his life, judges have wrestled with the constitutional limits on encryption.
At the turn of the nineteenth century, Aaron Burr, who would later become the third Vice-President of the United States, secured a charter and millions of dollars in financing to establish the Manhattan Company, which promised to tap clean drinking water for New York City. Show More Summary
In the almost omnipresent Broadway musical Hamilton, the titular character of Alexander Hamilton is often contrasted with his friend and rival, Aaron Burr. While Hamilton constantly advocates for his beliefs, regardless of their popularity,...Show More Summary
"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda left the White House Monday and mused with our photog about what famed shooter/Vice President Aaron Burr would think of Donald Trump. It's obliquely incendiary... talking about shootings in this political…
Hamilton fans got some sad news overnight. Remember that shining moment when the national tour of Hamilton announced that the show would be auditioning men and women for the roles of Aaron Burr and George Washington? Yeah...that's not actually happening.
If you're a female theater performer who wishes you weren't limited to auditioning for one of the Schuyler Sisters or Maria Reynolds in the Broadway hit Hamilton when it expands to other cities, it looks like Washington's On Your Side! So's Burr.
I am not sure what prompted me to read up on this topic, but here is part of one of the dizzying answers I found: When the votes were counted, Jefferson and his running mate Aaron Burr had both received seventy-three electoral votes; John Adams had obtained sixty-five, while Pinckney, his running mate, had sixty-four. Show More Summary
She's the woman who dueled with Aaron Burr and won. Move over Alexander Hamilton. The life of Eliza Jumel is a tale about a woman who pulled hard on her Yankee bootstraps to make good on the American dream. Margaret Oppenheimer's splendid...Show More Summary
Burr, in spite of his repulsive character, was not the end of the Republican Party. Neither will Donald Trump be.
Because it's filmed in the greatest city in the wooooooooorld, Law & Order: SVU is a handy way for Broadway stars to stretch their TV muscles in between shows, and the cast of Hamilton is no exception. In SVU's New York, Aaron Burr is an unscrupulous reverend, while Angelica Schuyler... More »
'Hamilton' is the hottest ticket in town. And Leslie Odom, Jr, who plays Vice President Aaron Burr in the hit musical, is surely one to watch. The Philly reared dynamo had a chance to be in another hit Broadway show years ago, but revealed to veteran entertainment journalist Karu F. Show More Summary
When then Vice President Aaron Burr shot and killed potential future president and key Revolutionary figure Alexander Hamilton in a duel, the careers of both men were over. Now another “big guy” New Yorker — as former Florida Gov. Jeb...Show More Summary