Inspired by Ron Chernow’s 2004 biography of United States founding father Alexander Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's #Hamilton opened on Broadway Aug. 6 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The production infuses American history with the sounds of hip hop and contemporary music. The cast features Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Jonathan Groff, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson and more. Book, music and lyrics are by Miranda. Thomas Kail directs. See how the show found its way to Broadway.