ACT IORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING
Jeffrey SellerSander JacobsJill FurmanANDThe Public TheaterPRESENTBOOK, MUSIC AND LYRICS BYLin-Manuel MirandaINSPIRED BY THE BOOK ALEXANDER HAMILTON BYRon ChernowWITHDaveed Diggs Renée Elise Goldsberry Jonathan Groff Christopher JacksonJasmine Cephas Jones Lin-Manuel Miranda Javier Muñoz Leslie Odom, Jr.Okieriete Onaodowan Anthony Ramos Phillipa SooANDCarleigh Bettiol Andrew Chappelle Ariana DeBose Alysha DeslorieuxSydney James Harcourt Neil Haskell Sasha Hutchings Thayne JaspersonStephanie Klemons Morgan Marcell Emmy Raver-LampmanJon Rua Austin Smith Seth Stewart Betsy StruxnessEphraim Sykes Voltaire Wade-GreeneSCENIC DESIGNCOSTUME DESIGNDavid KorinsLIGHTING DESIGNPaul TazewellHAIR AND WIG DESIGNMUSIC COORDINATORCharles G. LaPointeTECHNICAL SUPERVISIONMichael KellerMichael AaronsHudson Theatrical AssociatesCASTINGTelsey CompanyBethany Knox, CSASOUND DESIGNHowell BinkleyPRESS REPRESENTATIVESam Rudy Media RelationsPRODUCTION STAGE MANAGERCOMPANY MANAGERJ. Philip BassettARRANGEMENTSAlex LacamoireLin-Manuel MirandaNevin SteinbergBrig BerneyGENERAL MANAGEMENTBaseline TheatricalAndy JonesMUSIC DIRECTION AND ORCHESTRATIONS BYAlex LacamoireCHOREOGRAPHY BYAndy BlankenbuehlerDIRECTED BYThomas KailTHE WORLD PREMIERE OF HAMILTON WAS PRESENTED IN NEW YORK IN FEBRUARY 2015 BY THE PUBLIC THEATER.OSKAR EUSTIS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR PATRICK WILLINGHAM, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ACT IDisc 11. ALEXANDER HAMILTON2. AARON BURR, SIR3. MY SHOT4. THE STORY OF TONIGHT5. THE SCHUYLER SISTERS6. FARMER REFUTED7. YOU’LL BE BACK8. RIGHT HAND MAN9. A WINTER’S BALL10. HELPLESS11. SATISFIED12. THE STORY OFTONIGHT (REPRISE)13. WAIT FOR IT14. STAY ALIVE15. TEN DUEL COMMANDMENTS16. MEET ME INSIDE17. THAT WOULD BE ENOUGH18. GUNS AND SHIPS19. HISTORY HAS ITSEYES ON YOU20. YORKTOWN (THE WORLDTURNED UPSIDE DOWN)21. WHAT COMES NEXT?22. DEAR THEODOSIA23. NON-STOP
CastAlexander Hamilton . LIN-MANUEL MIRANDAEliza Hamilton. PHILLIPA SOOAaron Burr.LESLIE ODOM, JR.Angelica Schuyler. RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRYGeorge Washington . CHRISTOPHER JACKSONMarquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson. DAVEED DIGGSHercules Mulligan/James Madison . OKIERIETE ONAODOWANJohn Laurens/Philip Hamilton. ANTHONY RAMOSPeggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds . JASMINE CEPHAS JONESKing George. JONATHAN GROFFJames Reynolds/Doctor. SYDNEY JAMES HARCOURTSamuel Seabury.THAYNE JASPERSONCharles Lee . JON RUAGeorge Eacker . EPHRAIM SYKESMartha/Sentinel . ARIANA DeBOSEDolly.SASHA HUTCHINGSEnsemble VocalsCARLEIGH BETTIOL, ANDREW CHAPPELLE, ARIANA DeBOSE,ALYSHA DESLORIEUX, SYDNEY JAMES HARCOURT, NEIL HASKELL,SASHA HUTCHINGS, THAYNE JASPERSON, STEPHANIE KLEMONS,MORGAN MARCELL, JAVIER MUÑOZ, EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN, JON RUA,AUSTIN SMITH, SETH STEWART, BETSY STRUXNESS, EPHRAIM SYKES,VOLTAIRE WADE-GREENEOrchestrations By. ALEX LACAMOIREMusic Coordination. MICHAEL KELLER AND MICHAEL AARONSSynthesizer and Drum Programmer . RANDY COHENBroadway Sound Effects by. NEVIN STEINBERGAbleton Programmer. SCOTT WASSERMANAssociate Synthesizer Programmer. TAYLOR WILLIAMSAssistant Synthesizer Programmer .JEREMY KINGDrum Samples and Additional Loop Editing .WILL WELLSConductor/Keyboard 1. ALEX LACAMOIREKeyboard 2/Associate Music Director .KURT CROWLEYConcertmaster . JONATHAN DINKLAGEViolin . ERIN BENIM MAYLANDViola/Violin . MARIO GOTOHCello. ANJA WOODDrums. ANDRES FOREROPercussion/Keyboard . BENNY REINERBass/Keyboard.RICHARD HAMMONDGuitars/Banjo. ROBIN MACATANGAYAdditional Musicians For Recording:Harp. LAURA SHERMANWood Table On “Aaron Burr, Sir”. AHMIR “QUESTLOVE” THOMPSONMixed By. TIM LATHAM at ATLANTIC STUDIOS, NYCand INVICTUS SOUND, LONG ISLAND, NYRecorded By.DERIK LEE at AVATAR STUDIOS, NYCProduced by ALEX LACAMOIRE, BILL SHERMAN, LIN-MANUEL MIRANDAand ATLANTIC STUDIOS, NYCand AHMIR THOMPSON & TARIK TROTTER for THE ROOTSExecutive Produced by LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA and AHMIR THOMPSON & TARIK Music Copying . EMILY GRISHMAN MUSIC PREPARATION/EMILY GRISHMAN, KATHARINE EDMONDSTROTTER for THE ROOTSAssociate Producers: CRAIG KALLMAN, RIGGS MORALES, SEAN PATRICK FLAHAVEN Keyboard And Electric Drum Rental . COHEN KEYBOARDSPercussion Rental. ERIC POLANDand THOMAS KAILAvantGrand Piano provided by YamahaA&R: PETE GANBARGQuestlove exclusively plays ModernCre8ve Table 001 April Writing DeskA&R Administration: CRAIG ROSENSeriesProduction Manager: JILL DELL’ABATEMarketing For Atlantic Records: DIANE VADNALAssistant Engineers: TYLER HARTMAN, RON ROBINSON and EBONIE SMITHMusic Assistants: KHIYON HURSEY, MADELINE MYERS and JOSEPHINE BEARDENMastered by TOM COYNE at STERLING SOUND, NYC
ACT I1. ALEXANDERHAMILTONAARON BURRHow does a bastard, orphan, son of a whoreand aScotsman, dropped in the middle of aforgottenspot in the Caribbean by providence,impoverished, in squalor,grow up to be a hero and a scholar?JOHN LAURENSThe ten-dollar founding father without afathergot a lot farther by working a lot harder,by being a lot smarter,by being a self-starter,by fourteen, they placed him in charge of atrading charter.BURRWell, the word got around, they said, “Thiskid is insane, man”took up a collection just to send him to themainland.“Get your education, don’t forget from whenceyou came, andthe world is gonna know your name. What’syour name, man?”ALEXANDER HAMILTONAlexander Hamilton.My name is Alexander Hamilton.And there’s a million things I haven’t done,but just you wait, just you wait . . .ELIZA HAMILTONWhen he was ten his father split, full of it,debt-ridden,two years later, see Alex and his motherbed-ridden,half-dead sittin in their own sick,the scent thick,COMPANYfor someone lessastute,he woulda been deador destitutewithout a cent ofrestitution,started workin’,clerkin’ for his latemother’s landlord,tradin’ sugar caneand rum and all thethings he can’t affordscammin’ for everybook he can get hishands on,plannin’ for thefuture see him now ashe stands onthe bow of a shipheaded for a newland,In New York you canbe a new man.COMPANYCOMPANYScammin’Plannin’Oooh HAMILTONAnd Alex got better but his mother went quick. In New York you can Just you wait!And every day while slaves were beingbe a new man—GEORGEslaughtered and cartedIn New York you can Just you wait!WASHINGTONaway across the waves, he struggled and kept Moved in with abe a new man—his guard up.cousin, the cousinInside, he was longing for something to beCOMPANYcommitted suicide.a part of,In New York you can be a new man—Left him with nothin’the brother was ready to beg, steal, borrowbut ruined pride,WOMENor barter.something new inside,In New York—a voice saying,JAMES MADISONCOMPANY“YougottafendforMENThen a hurricane came, and devastation“Alex,yourself.”New rour man saw his future drip, dripping downand readin’ everyyourself.”HAMILTONthe drain,treatise on the shelf.Just you wait!put a pencil to his temple, connected it tohis brain,BURRCOMPANYand he wrote his first refrain, a testamentThere would haveAlexander Hamilton, COMPANYto his pain.been nothin’ leftAlexander Hamilton,to doTHOMAS JEFFERSON
COMPANYWe are waiting in theThere’s a million things I haven’t done,wings for you.Waiting in the wingsbut just you wait!for you.You couldBURRnever back down,What’s your name, man?you never learned to You never learned totake your time!take your time!COMPANYOh, AlexanderOh, AlexanderAlexander Hamilton!HamiltonHamiltonAlexander Hamilton.When America singsfor youAmerica sings for you 2. AARON BURR, SIRwill they know what Will they know whatCOMPANYyou overcame?you overcame?1776. New York City.Will they know you Will they know yourewrote the game? rewrote the game?HAMILTONThe world will never The world will neverPardon me. Are you Aaron Burr, sir?be the same, oh.be the same, oh.BURRThe ship is in theharbor now, see ifyou can spot him.Another immigrant,comin’ up from thebottom.His enemiesdestroyed his rep,America forgot himBURRMENJust you waitCOMPANYJust you waitMULLIGAN/LAFAYETTEWe fought with him.That depends. Who’s asking?HAMILTONOh, well, sure, sir,I’m Alexander Hamilton, I’m at your service,sir.I have been looking for you.So how’d you do it? How’d you graduateso fast?BURRIt was my parents’ dying wish before theypassed.HAMILTONYou’re an orphan. Of course! I’m an orphan.God, I wish there was a war!Then we could prove that we’re worth morethan anyone bargained for BURRCan I buy you a drink?HAMILTONThat would be nice.BURRWhile we’re talking, let me offer you somefree advice.Talk less.HAMILTONWhat?BURRBURRSmile more.HAMILTONHa.I’m getting nervous.HAMILTONWASHINGTONSir I heard your name at Princeton. I was seekingan accelerated course of study when I got sortof out of sorts with a buddy of yours. I mayhave punched him. It’s a blur, sir. He handlesthe financials?ELIZA/ANGELICA/MARIA REYNOLDSYou punched the bursar.You wanna get ahead?HAMILTONHAMILTONLAURENSMe? I died for him.Me? I trusted him.Me? I loved him.BURRAnd me? I’m the damn fool that shot him.BURRBURRDon’t let them know what you’re against orwhat you’re for.HAMILTONYou can’t be serious.BURRYes!Yes.I wanted to do what you did. Graduate in two,then join the revolution. He looked at me like I BURRwas stupid, I’m not stupid.Fools who run their mouths off wind up dead.
LAURENSMULLIGANYo yo yo yo yo!What time is it?Aaron Burr!LAURENS/LAFAYETTE/MULLIGANGive us a verse, drop some knowledge!BURRGood luck with that: you’re takin’ a stand.You spit. I’m ‘a sit. We’ll see where we land.Show time! like I said LAURENSShow time! Show time! Yo!I’m John Laurens in the place to be!Two pints o’ Sam Adams, but I’m workin’ onthree, uh!Those redcoats don’t want it with me!Cuz I will pop chick-a pop these cops tillI’m free!LAFAYETTEOui oui, mon ami, je m’appelle Lafayette!The Lancelot of the revolutionary set!I came from afar just to say “Bonsoir!”Tell the King “Casse toi!” Who’s the best?C’est moi!MULLIGANBrrrah brraaah! I am Hercules Mulligan,Up in it, lovin’ it, yes I heard ya mother said“Come again?”Lock up ya daughters and horses, of courseit’s hard to have intercourse over four setsof corsets LAURENSNo more sex, pour me another brew, son!Let’s raise a couple more LAURENS/LAFAYETTE/MULLIGANTo the revolution!LAURENSWell, if it ain’t the prodigy of o!LAURENSBurr, the revolution’s imminent. What doyou stall for?HAMILTONIf you stand for nothing, Burr, what’ll youfall for?3. MY SHOTLAURENSMULLIGANLAFAYETTEOoh,Ooh,Ooh,Who are you?Who are you?Who are you?MULLIGAN/LAFAYETTE/LAURENSOoh, who is this kid? What’s he gonna do?HAMILTONI am not throwing away my shot!I am not throwing away my shot!Hey yo, I’m just like my