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In this podcast about all things Hamilton, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to my co-hosts and guests about all things Hamilton including how it brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show: from cast, crew, and creatives involved in the production, to the minds behind some of the best social media accounts inspired by Hamilton, to teachers who use the music to get their students excited about history, and everything in between. The discussion of Ron Chernow's "Alexander Hamilton" starts in episode three. If you're interested, please feel free to read along with us; we'll be going chapter-by-chapter and provide detailed and reference-heavy outlines for each #Cherpter. But there's no pressure! There's plenty to talk about and this is not a super serious history class. When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has built 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 for you and I absolutely love making it. If you have any great Ham stories or funny references you've come across, let me know! I love hearing about things like that. Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I have the honor to be your obedient servant, 
G.Pen

In this podcast about all things Hamilton, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to my co-hosts and guests about all things Hamilton including how it brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show: from cast, crew, and creatives involved in the production, to the minds behind some of the best social media accounts inspired by Hamilton, to teachers who use the music to get their students excited about history, and everything in between. The discussion of Ron Chernow's "Alexander Hamilton" starts in episode three. If you're interested, please feel free to read along with us; we'll be going chapter-by-chapter and provide detailed and reference-heavy outlines for each #Cherpter. But there's no pressure! There's plenty to talk about and this is not a super serious history class. When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has built 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 for you and I absolutely love making it. If you have any great Ham stories or funny references you've come across, let me know! I love hearing about things like that. Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I have the honor to be your obedient servant, 
G.Pen
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In this podcast about all things Hamilton, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to my co-hosts and guests about all things Hamilton including how it brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show: from cast, crew, and creatives involved in the production, to the minds behind some of the best social media accounts inspired by Hamilton, to teachers who use the music to get their students excited about history, and everything in between. The discussion of Ron Chernow's "Alexander Hamilton" starts in episode three. If you're interested, please feel free to read along with us; we'll be going chapter-by-chapter and provide detailed and reference-heavy outlines for each #Cherpter. But there's no pressure! There's plenty to talk about and this is not a super serious history class. When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has built 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 for you and I absolutely love making it. If you have any great Ham stories or funny references you've come across, let me know! I love hearing about things like that. Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I have the honor to be your obedient servant, 
G.Pen

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Episodes

#194: Kaila Mullady // Freestyle Love Supreme // Part One

11/11/2019
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Kaila Mullady (Kaiser Roze in Freestyle Love Supreme) is seriously out of this world. This week we talk about how she broke onto the beatbox scene, her audition process for Freestyle Love Supreme, and what it was like to get the call (from Shockwave!) that she would be making her broadway debut! Original beat rhyming song “Dopamine” by Kaila Mullady : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BCcydkZqUo Pet Peeves (clip taken from Episode 6, The...

Duration:01:04:26

#193: Mike Anthony // Richard Rodgers Bar Manager // Part Three

11/4/2019
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In part three of my epic trilogy with Mike Anthony (Bar Manager at the Richard Rodgers) and Mike (you know Mike) we discuss how butterflies have become a very specific symbol in M.Ant's life, the horribleness that is people selling fake tickets to Hamilton, and how Hamilton invokes an emotional reaction in people unlike any other show he's ever seen. And of course so much more! PART THREE LEZ GO! Derren Brown: Secret https://derrenbrownsecret.com/ This Official Hamilton Cocktail Recipe Is...

Duration:00:48:52

#192: Mike Anthony // Richard Rodgers Bar Manager // Part Two

10/28/2019
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In the second episode of my hang with Mike Anthony (Bar manager at the Richard Rodgers) and Mike (you know Mike) we talk about M.Ant seeing Hamilton for the first time, how the Richard Rodgers is most definitely haunted, plus we get pretty emotional when talking about grief and mediumship. It gets real, but we have fun too I promise. Here we go! Got Milk? Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLSsswr6z9Y #100: Grind to the rhythm as we wine and...

Duration:00:47:24

#191: Mike Anthony // Richard Rodgers Bar Manager // Part One

10/21/2019
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Mike Anthony (Bar Manager at the Richard Rodgers) truly encapsulates the meaning of "built palaces out of paragraphs" in the first episode of our epic three part series! This week Mike shares how he came to be the bar manager at the Rodgers, why he refers to Lin-Manuel Miranda as "the cup guy", and the difficulties of being face to face with the elected officials of our current administration. We also discuss how lovely and warm the Obamas are and how M.Ant met President Obama while going to...

Duration:01:11:35

#190: Austin Scott // Hamilton Broadway // Part Two

10/14/2019
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Part Two of my hang with Austin Scott (Hamilton Broadway's Alexander Hamilton) is here! Austin is taking a deep dive into Alexander Hamilton himself: was he really a womanizer? How did it all change between Hamilton and Burr? What is going through his mind during the final duel? Not to mention Eliza's final moment! We also talk Austin's appearance on FX's Pose, how crystals and meditation are his self care, and how much he loves the stage door.

Duration:00:50:35

#189: Austin Scott // Hamilton Broadway // Part One

10/7/2019
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Austin Scott (Hamilton Broadway's Alexander Hamilton) is on the pod this and next week! This week we're talking all about the Cabinet Battles, we show love for Andy Blankenbuehler and Thomas Kail, and learn why people at the Richard Rodgers confuse Austin for Nik Walker. We also have a super real conversation about slavery and the many flaws of The Founding Fathers. “They Found Hell” https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5113926/ “Prep School” https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2577668/ Does the Dog...

Duration:00:59:35

#188: Ashley Graffeo // Recapping Her #HamiltonWestEnd Experience // Part Two

9/30/2019
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Here's the second half of my most recent chat with Ashley Graffeo (listener favorite, NYC teacher, EduHam participant, and 🎤my best friend! 🎤). Ash gives more details about #HamiltonLDN, we totally geek out about history, and we have a great and vital conversation about queer visibility in the classroom. And yes, the dogs are still there. SWOON.

Duration:00:48:40

#187: Ashley Graffeo // Recapping Her #HamiltonWestEnd Experience // Part One

9/23/2019
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Ashley Graffeo (listener favorite, NYC teacher, EduHam participant, and 🎤my best friend! 🎤) is back on the pod after returning from a solo trip to London to tell me how much she loved seeing the West End production of Hamilton. We also talk about all the Harry Potter fun she had all the way across the sea, and if you haven't seen Documentary Now!'s Original Cast Album: Co-Op episode... now seems like a good time. And Pete and Alfie (DOGS!) were present! This was so, so much fun. Harry...

Duration:00:59:12

#186: Horatio Sanz // Saturday Night Live // Hamilton First-Timer

9/16/2019
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Live from New York, it's Sunday afternoon! I introduced my dear friend Horatio Sanz (Saturday Night Live) to Hamilton by taking him to a Sunday matinee in the middle of a heatwave. Then we met up with Mike and talked about Raj's (Horatio's nickname) experience. Spoiler: he loved it! There's laughing, there's singing, there are non-sequiturs, there's a lot going on. This episode is off the rails from the very beginning. Enjoy! "The Residuals" Season 2, Episode 3: "The Client" The Hooray...

Duration:01:03:47

#185: #HamiltonCHI Part Five // Last Round of Partying with Cast Members!

9/9/2019
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Thank you for coming to the #HamiltonCHI party! This is the third episode of the party recording but the fifth and final episode of my series covering my Chicago Adventure. Mike and I were joined by Dylan Hoffinger (Man 1), Akron Watson (Aaron Burr), Tamar Greene (George Washington), and Justin Bryant (Man 3). I hope you had a blast! Get home safe!

Duration:00:42:53

#184: #HamiltonCHI Part Four // More Partying with Cast Members!

9/2/2019
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Welcome to the #HamiltonCHI party! This is the second episode of the party recording but the fourth episode of my series covering my Chicago Adventure. Mike and I were joined by Dylan Hoffinger (Man 1), Akron Watson (Aaron Burr), Tamar Greene (George Washington), and Justin Bryant (Man 3). I hope you're having a great time!

Duration:00:58:35

#183: #HamiltonCHI Part Three // Partying with Cast Members!

8/26/2019
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Welcome to the #HamiltonCHI party! Mike and I were joined by Ebrin Stanley (Mulligan/Madison), Nikki Renee Daniels (Angelica Schuyler), Dylan Hoffinger (Man 1), Akron Watson (Aaron Burr), and Tamar Greene (George Washington). Have fun and stay tuned a different crew of guests next week! Lin-Manuel Miranda on The Hamilcast: https://www.thehamilcast.com/lin-manuel-miranda/

Duration:00:55:23

#182: #HamiltonCHI Part Two // Miguel Cervantes

8/19/2019
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Miguel Cervantes (#HamiltonCHI’s Alexander Hamilton) was generous enough to find some time to record and we had such a great time. From the story of asking Gillian to be a stand in (seriously), to breaking down the role of Alexander Hamilton, to playing trivia with the listeners, we covered a lot of ground. The Hamilcast Goes to Las Vegas https://www.thehamilcast.com/tag/las-vegas/ CURE Epilepsy https://www.cureepilepsy.org/ Kelly...

Duration:00:43:51

#181: #HamiltonCHI Part One // Gillian and Mike Talk all the Things

8/12/2019
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I went to Chicago and Mike met me there and we had a bit of a weekend! It kicked off with a #PitSit on Thursday, which means I GOT TO SIT IN THE PIT WITH THE MUSICIANS DURING A PERFORMANCE AND THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. The rest of the weekend involved #HamiltonCHI, #HamEx, an amazing listener meetup, and recording with cast members! Hamilton is the best. The end.

Duration:01:08:55

#180 // Will Wells // Hamilton's Electronic Music Producer // Part Two

8/5/2019
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Welcome, folks! TO WILL WELLS' STUDIO?! Part Two of my hang with Will Wells (Hamilton's Electronic Music Producer) takes place in his studio where he shows me all the details of the samples he made and worked on for the Hamilton album. It was an unreal experience and I'm so excited to share it with you. Episode #128: Alex Lacamoire Part Three: https://www.thehamilcast.com/episode-128-and-im-tryin-not-to-cry-cause-theres-nothing-that-your-mind-cant-do-part-three/ Nikki Yanofsky |...

Duration:01:12:15

#179 // Will Wells // Hamilton's Electronic Music Producer // Part One

7/29/2019
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Will Wells is Hamilton’s Electronic Music Producer and is responsible for #HipHopHorse (aka #RoboWhinny), those badass rhythmic bullets, and a ton of other samples you love so much. In his first episode, Will talks about how he got this rad job and his journey with The Cabinet™. WILL WELLS IN THE BUILDING! “Cry Today, Smile Tomorrow” by Anthony Ramos and Will Wells for Katie’s Art Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q9fjSGBeUk "Tequila" by Dan +...

Duration:01:03:24

#178 // Karl Queensborough // Hamilton West End // Part Two

7/22/2019
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In the second half my hang with Karl Queensborough (Alexander Hamilton alternate in London) and Mike (you know Mike) we have some authentic New York City desserts, speak in a bunch of different accents, and have a full on Hamilton love fest. WE LOVE THIS SHOW SO MUCH, YOU GUYS.

Duration:00:44:40

#177 // Karl Queensborough // Hamilton West End // Part One

7/15/2019
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Karl Queensborough (Alexander Hamilton alternate in London) came from all the way across the sea to hang out with me and Mike! We give Karl his very first slice of New York City pizza, hear about his Hamilton journey, and some of the craziest things that have happened to him on stage while performing the show in the West End. The Streets - Stay Positive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McXHHlzPZh0 Ted and Michael Read Sketches Into Microphones “Celebrity Smash Brothers” featured in...

Duration:00:59:46

#176 // Abby Jaros (and pup Ernie) // Hamilton's Philip Company // Part Two

7/8/2019
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Abby Jaros (Hamilton's Philip Company) and her dog Ernie are back for another episode! In part two of our hang we talk about Ernie as Hamilton roles, hard lessons Abby learned while in Hamilton, and of course... Ouidad. I Came As Soon As I Heard: The Hamilcast Goes to...

Duration:01:02:58

#175 // Abby Jaros (and pup Ernie) // Hamilton's Philip Company // Part One

7/1/2019
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Abby Jaros (Ensemble, Hamilton’s Philip Company) brought her dog Ernie over for a super fun chat about Hamilton and all the things! Mike joins us as we talk about Abby’s manifestation abilities, how dancing chose her, and a behind-the-curtain look into that tour life. We haven't seen Abby since she was on the big Vegas recording so it was great to hang with her again. DID I MENTION ERNIE THE DOG WAS THERE TOO?! I Came As Soon As I Heard: The Hamilcast Goes to...

Duration:01:09:03