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Leslie Odom Jr. originated the role of Aaron Burr on Broadway in Hamilton. Like the rest of the original cast, he's available to watch at home in the film, which arrives Friday on Disney+. Disney+ hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Phillipa Soo return as Alexander and Eliza Hamilton, the roles they played in the original Broadway production of Hamilton. A film production of the show, taped in 2016, debuts on Disney+ on Friday. Disney+ hide caption

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'The Past Isn't Done With Us,' Says 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

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The cast of Hamilton, including its composer and creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, receive a standing ovation in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to stream on Disney+ this week. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Sees The 'Language Of Revolution' In 'Hamilton' And Today

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Inaugural Antonyo Awards To Celebrate Best Of Black Theater

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Frozen in time: Theater Director David Miller returned to Zeeland High School in western Michigan weeks after his students' scheduled performance, to find the set still up. Courtesy of David Miller hide caption

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Performing In A Pandemic: Taking The High School Play Online

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American actor, producer and director Orson Welles speaks into a microphone during a broadcast of his CBS radio program 'First Person Singular' circa 1938. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Theaters Return To An Old Art Form — The Radio Drama — With A Twist

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Writer and activist Larry Kramer, here in 1989, was an unapologetically loud and irrepressible voice in the fight against AIDS. Sara Krulwich/Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Kramer, Pioneering AIDS Activist And Writer, Dies At 84

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Shetler Studios In New York City Closes Due To Economic Downturn

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Taika Waititi Leads Star-Studded Virtual Reading Of 'James And The Giant Peach'

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A view of Shakespeare's Globe on the banks of the River Thames in London in 2016. The theater faces the threat of closure after the coronavirus lockdown has dried up its streams of revenue. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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With Theaters Shut Down, Why Not Put On A 'Play At Home'?

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Nick Cordero, here in January on opening night of Rock of Ages in Hollywood, has emerged from a coma during a difficult fight with COVID-19, according to his wife. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Rock of Ages hide caption

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