Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Hamilton the Musical (SRC or online)


Price for Members: $0
Price for Non-Members: $10
Date/Time: Sat. February 12th 10:30 – 12:00
Instructor: Richard Bell, PhD. PhD, Harvard University; BA, University of Cambridge, Professor of History at University Maryland, College Park
Location: ONLINE (SRC residents in person or online)

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Course Description

America has Hamilton-mania. Its crafty lyrics, hip-hop tunes, and bold story have even rejuvenated interest in the real lives and true histories that Hamilton the Musical puts center stage. In this talk, Professor Bell will explore what the show’s success tells us about the marriage of history and show business. We’ll learn what this amazing musical gets right and wrong about Alexander Hamilton, the American Revolution, and the birth of the United States. Don’t miss this chance to see what lies behind that alluring curtain.
ONLINE (SRC residents in person or online)

Additional information


Richard Bell, PhD, Harvard University, BA, University of Cambridge

Event Details

Date: 2022-02-12

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 12:30 p.m.



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