Actor Leslie Odom Jr. Stars in a Revolutionary Tale!
Actor Leslie Odom Jr. stars in the Public Theater’s world premiere of the musical Hamilton, which beganpreviews on Tuesday, January 20. Odom plays the third Vice President of the United States, Aaron Burr, who served during President Thomas Jefferson’s first term. After Secretary of State Alexander Hamilton helped foil Burr’s presidential run, Burr challenged him to a duel, which led to Hamilton’s death. Book, music, and lyrics by Tony and Grammy winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail this revolutionary tale is about America’s fiery past and about taking your shot, speaking your mind, and turning the world upside down.
January 21, 2015