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Lin-Manuel Miranda in "Hamilton" (Screenshot/Disney-YouTube)

Watching ‘Hamilton’ as an Israeli in America

Every work of art is about symbolism, but “Hamilton” takes this a step beyond. Not content with the symbols of other great Broadway hits — love and disease (“Rent”), love and leadership (“Lion King”) or the act of performance (“Phantom of the Opera”) — “Hamilton” takes as its symbol its own country. The play’s founding…
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