Eliza Jumel Burr was born Eliza Bowen in Providence, Rhode Island to a working-class Irish Catholic family. Eliza’s mother, Phebe Kelley Bowen, was a domestic servant in a boarding house.
Leslie Odom. Jr burst onto the scene in 2015, originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical phenomenon “Hamilton.”
Daniel Breaker is currently starring as Aaron Burr in Broadway’s Hamilton. He is a staple in the Broadway community and one of his most recognizable roles was Donkey in the Continue Reading →
Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided Continue Reading →
Hamilton Grange National Memorial is a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, In Harlem, New York. that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
It’s common for Harlemites to regularly move around to different apartments and neighborhoods, but what about those residents who simply decide to stay… not just in life, but also in Continue Reading →
“Hamilton” – which transferred to Broadway following a sold-out run at The Public Theater in NYC – is the acclaimed new musical about the scrappy young immigrant Alexander Hamilton, the Continue Reading →
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