‘Hamilton’ is a masterpiece

By Catherine Wiggins
Times-News correspondent


Joseph Morales and Nik Walker will lead the second national tour of Hamilton as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. [Joan Marcus

   DURHAM — “Hamilton: An American Musical” is a masterpiece.
The cast performed a beautiful show on Wednesday night at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). Everything about it, from the set to talent, was amazing.
DPAC was one of the sites to receive this musical on its debut tour around the states. It is being performed now through Dec. 2.
Nik Walker gave an amazing performance as Aaron Burr. He delivered each song with passion and emotion. As Eliza Hamilton, Shoba Narayan made the audience feel her character’s pain and heartbreak. Along with the cast, the ensemble gave a stunning performance. The choreography blended in perfectly with the music, creating a toe-tapping good time.
If you get the opportunity to see this incredible show, take it.
“Hamilton: An American Musical” is an amazing experience that tells the story of the forgotten forefather.
“Hamilton: An American Musical” will be performed at 8 p.m. today; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15; 8 p.m. Nov. 16; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 17; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 18; 7 p.m. Nov. 20-22; 8 p.m. Nov. 23; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 24; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 25; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27-29; 8 p.m. Nov. 30; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 1; and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St., Durham. Tickets range from $278 and up and and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or for more details, visit www.dpacnc.com.

Catherine Wiggins is a senior at Williams and a Teens & 20s writer.

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