'Hamilton' Shows the Power of Public-Private Partnership

The Broadway blockbuster was incubated at the nonprofit Public Theater.

Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hamilton on opening night.

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"Hamilton," the groundbreaking musical inspired by Ron Chernow's biography of one of America’s Founding Fathers, has been taking Broadway by storm. It has been lauded for its superb writing, acting and choreography, and has upended the conventional wisdom on Broadway and will help redefine the staging of musicals.

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