Lin-Manuel Miranda in his final performance as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, New York. Disney is set to bring the musical to the big screen. Photo: Bruce Glikas Lin-Manuel Miranda in his final performance as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, New York. Disney is set to bring the musical to the big screen. Photo: Bruce Glikas
Lin-Manuel Miranda in his final performance as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, New York. Disney is set to bring the musical to the big screen. Photo: Bruce Glikas

Disney bringing Broadway hit Hamilton to big screen is a game-changer for musical theatre

  • Studio said to have paid US$75 million for live stage footage of 11-time Tony Award-winning musical with the original cast, with film to be released in 2021
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda says Hamilton film will bring his creation to ‘the largest audience possible’; it could see film rights clause added to musical contracts

Topic |   Music
Lin-Manuel Miranda in his final performance as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, New York. Disney is set to bring the musical to the big screen. Photo: Bruce Glikas Lin-Manuel Miranda in his final performance as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, New York. Disney is set to bring the musical to the big screen. Photo: Bruce Glikas
Lin-Manuel Miranda in his final performance as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, New York. Disney is set to bring the musical to the big screen. Photo: Bruce Glikas
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