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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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Friday, January 22 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
History is Happening In Manhattan: The Hamilton Panel

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It’s breaking records. It’s changing perceptions. It’s topping rap charts. It’s causing traffic jams. Hamilton is doing all the things, and Playbill is talking with writer/star Lin-Manuel Miranda and Leslie Odom, Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, Daveed Diggs, Christopher Jackson, and Jonathan Groff about the history that is happening on 46th Street.

Moderators
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Blake Ross

Editor in Chief, Playbill
Blake Ross is the Editor in Chief of Playbill, the premiere destination for all things theater and the internationally known symbol of the arts since 1884. She is content coordinator across all mediums for Playbill, online, print and mobile. At Playbill, she is responsible for the... Read More →

Speakers
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Daveed Diggs

Daveed Diggs can currently be seen as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in Broadway’s Hamilton. National tour: Word Becomes Flesh. Regional: In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, Mirrors in Every Corner. Albums... Read More →
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Reneé Elise Goldsberry

Renée Elise Goldsberry can currently be seen as Angelica Schuyler in Broadway’s Hamilton. Broadway: Good People,The Color Purple, Rent, The Lion King. Off-Broadway: Hamilton (Lortel and Drama Desk Award), As You Like It, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Two Gentlemen of Verona... Read More →
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Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff can currently be seen as King George in the smash hit Broadway production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. He also recently starred in the second season of the hit HBO television series, “Looking.” Created by Michael Lannan and directed by Andrew Haigh, the... Read More →
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Christopher Jackson

Christopher Jackson can currently be seen as George Washington in Broadway's Hamilton. Broadway: Holler If Ya Hear Me, Bronx Bombers, After Midnight, In the Heights,Memphis, The Lion King. Off-Broadway: Hamilton, Bronx Bombers, The Jammer,Lonely I'm Not and In the Heights... Read More →
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Leslie Odom, Jr.

Leslie Odom, Jr. can currently be seen as Aaron Burr in Broadway’s Hamilton. Select other theater: Hamilton (Public Theater), tick, tick…BOOM! (City Center Encores!), Leap of Faith (Broadway), Rent (Broadway). Select TV/film: “Law & Order: SVU,” “Gotham,” “Person... Read More →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda

Broadway: Composer/Lyricist/Usnavi of In the Heights (four Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score, Grammy Award, Pulitzer Prize finalist), Bring It On: The Musical (co-composer/co-lyricist, Tony nomination for Best Musical), West Side Story (2009 revival, Spanish... Read More →
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Phillipa Soo

Phillipa Soo can currently be seen as Eliza Hamilton in Broadway’s Hamilton. Off-Broadway: Hamilton at the Public Theater (Drama Desk Award for Best Musical); Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (Ars Nova, Kazino, world premiere). Regional: A Little Night Music (Berkshire... Read More →


Friday January 22, 2016 5:00pm - 5:50pm
MainStage