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The Hamilcast: A Hamilton Podcast

In this podcast about all things Hamilton, Hamilton-related, Hamilton-adjacent, or anything else in the Miranda universe, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to guests (and my sometimes co-host/all times husband Michael Paul Smith) about such things as: how Hamilton brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show. I'm proud to say that we've spoken to almost everyone from the original creative team (aka "The Cabinet") including the man himself: Lin-Manuel Miranda. In addition, I've had cast members from every company, crew members, musicians, creatives, and the hard working people that keep the production alive. I've also had to pleasure of speaking to experts on the show and its history, some of my superfan friends of note, celebrity Ham enthusiasts, and everything in between.  When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has grown around the show and the amazing experiences that have come my way. Thank you to everyone who has listened, appeared on the show, contributed, or reached out in any way. This podcast is for you and I absolutely love making it. If you have any great Ham stories or funny references that you've come across, let me know! Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I also have a Patreon that has given rise to the loveliest corner of the internet, ever. You can learn more about how to be a part of that lovely corner, and how to submit questions to guests, and to be part of my monthly AMA's at https://www.patreon.com/TheHamilcast
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 27, 2016

*Recorded on May 19th*

This episode is all about Chernow's Chapter 14: "Putting the Machine in Motion." We talk George Washington's sense of "doom" about the presidency, Angelica's Disney princess status, and the first writings referencing A.Ham's infidelity. Have you read this?!

Jun 20, 2016

This is a milestone episode! We meet with and interview a ‘Hamilton’ cast member for the first time! Seth Stewart (@IAMSethStewart) talks backstage at the Tonys, his responsibilities as the Green Captain of ‘Hamilton,’ the moment he realized he’d be best friends with Lin-Manuel Miranda, and why we should all #StayWeird. He also speaks directly to the Hamilfans. Jam!!!

Jun 13, 2016

On June 9th, 4PM, Eastern Standard Time we spoke to none other than Anthony Rapp! We chatted everything including his love of Hamilton, what it’s like being in the eye of the hurricane of a phenomenon (um RENT!), the Chicago Cubs, and what he thinks is missing on Broadway. Plus! We cast Hamilton characters and Rent characters. Well, as much as we could. Bonus! We channel Alexi Darling for our sign off. 

Jun 6, 2016

It's almost time for the Hamiltonys! Well, Tony Awards to the non-Ham people out there. This week we talk Tony predictions (as painful as it may be), and tell you all about our new partnership with Broadway Radio. 

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