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Chris Jones, Rise Up! in conversation with Hamilton Chicago Company’s Miguel Cervantes (Alexander Hamilton) and Jeremy McCarter
June 9, 2019 from 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Chris Jones is chief theater critic and a Sunday arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune. He also covers Broadway for the New York Daily News and appears weekly on the CBS-2 morning news. For many years, he was a critic for “Variety.” His new book is “Rise Up! Broadway and American Society from Angels in America to Hamilton,” published by Bloomsbury’s Methuen imprint.
Miguel Cervantes (Alexander Hamilton) is honored and humbled to be part of Hamilton. Dallas native, Emerson College grad. Past credits include Broadway: If/Then, American Idiot and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Off-Broadway: Giant Public Theater. TV: “Madame Secretary,” “Person of Interest,” “Brain Dead,” “Blacklist,” “Royal Pains.” Big thanks to Dani and Scotty. For Chacho, Ladybug and Kelly. @MiggstaC09.
Jeremy McCarter is the founder and executive producer of Make-Believe Association. He is author of Young Radicals and the co-author of Hamilton: The Revolution, with Lin-Manuel Miranda. He has worked at the Public Theater in New York, and written for New York magazine, The New York Times, and other publications.