The Five Best Songs in ‘Hamilton’

Hamilton is a musical (duh) and what a musical it is. I’ve never had so much trouble ranking songs in a musical before but I’m going to take a crack at it. Here goes nothing.

5. “It’s Quiet Uptown”

Tears. So many tears. Alexander Hamilton has had a terrible affair on his wife. That’s the first check on the forget-you list. Then his and his wife’s son gets killed because a college student picked on their son about his father’s scandal? Brutal! The despair in this moment of the show and the fact that Eliza’s love for Hamilton wins over her past anger and that she forgives him as he begs for her to let him return to her life is just: 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 Continue reading The Five Best Songs in ‘Hamilton’