Since opening on Broadway last summer, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s buzzed-about musical HAMILTON has scored a record 16 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Musical, and has earned Miranda the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Celebrities, politicians, and let’s face it, pretty much anyone who can get their hands on a ticket have flocked to see the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, brought to life with a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway.
SiriusXM is excited to announce that we’ll present an exclusive Town Hall special featuring the Tony Award® nominated cast and creative team of the Broadway musical HAMILTON. The Q&A session, hosted by Anderson Cooper, will air on SiriusXM’s On Broadway (Ch. 72) channel Friday, May 20 at 6 pm ET as well as through the SiriusXM app on connected devices and at siriusxm.ca.
The Town Hall will take place onstage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Monday, May 16, and will feature HAMILTON Tony Award® nominees: Howell Binkley, Andy Blankenbuehler, Daveed Diggs, Christopher Jackson, Thomas Kail, David Korins, Alex Lacamoire, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo and Paul Tazewell. It will also feature music from the HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording, the 2016 Grammy Award Winning Best Musical Theatre Album.
You will also be able to hear it on inactive SiriusXM radios as part of SiriusXM’s free listening preview program, which will begin May 18 and run through June 1. (Some older Sirius satellite radios may not be capable of receiving the free listening preview channels.)
HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
SiriusXM’s HAMILTON Town Hall is part of SiriusXM’s Town Hall series, featuring iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous SiriusXM Town Hall specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Billy Crystal, Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, KISS, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Adele, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Hugh Jackman, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Roger Waters, the surviving members of Nirvana, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.