Your independent guide to the best shows in Des Moines
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I have been excited to see this show since I first heard it was coming to
San Fran. It was worth all the excitement. The show is fast moving and the
actors are phenomenal. I loved the amazing energy in the crowd from the
first moment A. Burr walked on stage until the final curtain calls.
This is a must see
Dan from Santa Rosa, California
EXCEEDED SKY-HIGH EXPECTATIONS
My wife and I read the book, listened to the soundtrack, and bought the entire SHN
season just to make sure we could get tickets to Hamilton. Our expectations simply could
not have been higher. But the sheer energy of the performance, the pin-point
choreography, the incredible voices, and of course Miranda's writing, combine to
absolutely shatter our expectations and create an experience that simply must be
witnessed to be believed. Hamilton is a production that will be taught in university
courses for centuries and it deserves every bit of the attention is has received.
To those who have yet to see it, I highly recommend listening to the soundtrack a few
times beforehand. A little familiarity with the lyrics will allow you to better enjoy the rest
of the production -- you'll be able to use less mental energy to understand what's being
sung, and more to appreciate the staging and performances.
It's awesome. Simply awesome.
Mark Stivers from Sacramento, California
I GIVE IT ALL THE STARS IN THE SKY
I've been playing and watching musical theatre all my life and it's tempting to say that
this is my favorite show of all time. The combination of subject matter, innovation,
respect for tradition, and stellar execution, resulting in the highest critical and
commercial success, will not be repeated for a long time. When I watch the opening of
Hamilton, I get the same frisson of excitement that I get when I see "The Dance at the
Gym" from West Side Story. This is Broadway history; this is a show for the ages.
James from Baltimore, Maryland
LIFE CHANGING: BELIEVE IT! WORDS TO DESCRIBE IT.
Saw it on Broadway and it changed my perception of
the world and my life, I will come to Baltimore!
Here are just a few words to describe it.
David Bell from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CONTENT AND DIVERSITY
One of the best productions I have seen in my 75 years. What
distinguishes it from the rest is the diversity of the cast. We have finally
seen that the race and nationality of the cast rarely has to reflect the
reality of the historical facts. A production dealing with such a
complicated historical period is never easy. "Hamilton" succeeded
beyond expectations. As a lifelong Philadelphian I recommend
spending several days here to see and feel one of the historic settings
Anna from Stanfod, California
HELPFUL SECURITY STAFF!
I saw Hamilton several weeks ago--the cast was incredibly talented! I'd also like to note
how helpful the security staff was at the Orpheum at the beginning and end of the
show. They were friendly and very attentive to any needs or questions I had. I will
definitely be coming back to the Orpheum soon!
Nicole Roper from New Orleans, Louisiana
IT'S BETTER THAN SLICED BREAD.
OH MY GOSH!!! I love this musical so much. It's so new and it connects to the next
generation. It's a family friendly show (with a couple exceptions). My family loves
the show and my daughter loves playing role in the show. She is Eliza, because
she has a lot of solos. Gosh, we love this show so much.
This is what our reviewer, Nicola Quinn, had to say when she saw Hamilton on Broadway in 2015: Lin-Manuel Miranda was inspired by his love for 90's rap and hip hop, and Broadway - it's in this mash-up that we experience music which moves by lyrics, beats
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