Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter will be released int he UK later this year.
The book is an illustrated companion to the smash Broadway musical, Hamilton, which won eleven Tony Awards and has been described by Michelle Obama as “the best piece of art in any form that I have ever seen”.
The musical tells the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton through rap, hip hop, pop, R&B and the best traditions of theatre. The show transfers to London in October 2017.
The book traces the story behind the show’s creation and has already topped the New York Times Bestseller list in the US.
It includes over 200 “funny” and “revealing” footnotes from Miranda on his award-winning libretto alongside the full text and also features photos by Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer Joan Marcus, exclusive looks at notebooks and emails, interviews with Questlove, Stephen Sondheim, leading political commentators and more than 40 people involved with the production plus multiple appearances by President Obama.
Hamilton: The Revolution will be published in October.