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In this podcast about all things Hamilton, host Gillian Pensavalle speaks with guests, and sometimes co-host/all time husband Michael Paul Smith, about the innerworkings of the show, how it came together, what it takes to put on all around the world, finding Hamilton references in everyday life, and much more. The Hamilcast has played host to every member of the original creative team, aka "The Cabinet", including repeat visits from Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. The Hamilcast features interviews with cast members from every Hamilton tour, Broadway, and UK company--crew members, musicians, creatives, and the hard working people behind-the-scenes that keep the production alive. Plus: historians, super fans, celebrity Hamilton enthusiasts, and group cast recordings!

When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has grown around the show and the amazing experiences that have come my way. Thank you to everyone who has listened, appeared on the show, contributed, or reached out in any way. This podcast is for you and I absolutely love making it.

If you have any great Ham stories or funny references that you've come across, let me know! Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I also have a Patreon that has given rise to the loveliest corner of the internet, ever. You can learn more about how to be a part of that lovely corner, and how to submit questions to guests, and to be part of my monthly AMA's at https://www.patreon.com/TheHamilcast

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In this podcast about all things Hamilton, host Gillian Pensavalle speaks with guests, and sometimes co-host/all time husband Michael Paul Smith, about the innerworkings of the show, how it came together, what it takes to put on all around the world, finding Hamilton references in everyday life, and much more. The Hamilcast has played host to every member of the original creative team, aka "The Cabinet", including repeat visits from Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. The Hamilcast features interviews with cast members from every Hamilton tour, Broadway, and UK company--crew members, musicians, creatives, and the hard working people behind-the-scenes that keep the production alive. Plus: historians, super fans, celebrity Hamilton enthusiasts, and group cast recordings!

When I started this podcast in January of 2016, I could not have imagined the incredible community that has grown around the show and the amazing experiences that have come my way. Thank you to everyone who has listened, appeared on the show, contributed, or reached out in any way. This podcast is for you and I absolutely love making it.

If you have any great Ham stories or funny references that you've come across, let me know! Email TheHamilcast [at] gmail [dot] com, or contact me on social media @TheHamilcast. I also have a Patreon that has given rise to the loveliest corner of the internet, ever. You can learn more about how to be a part of that lovely corner, and how to submit questions to guests, and to be part of my monthly AMA's at https://www.patreon.com/TheHamilcast

    #346: Darnell Abraham // GWash on the And Peggy Tour // Part Two

    #346: Darnell Abraham // GWash on the And Peggy Tour // Part Two

    And Peggy's Darnell Abraham talks about the process of his final Hamilton audition callbacks, kicking off a new leg of the tour in Puerto Rico with Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Darnell talks about his approach to George Washington, how the themes and conversations happening within Hamilton are still alive and well in America today, highlights from the road, and more as he answers questions from the Patreon Peeps.
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    #345: Darnell Abraham // GWash on the And Peggy Tour // Part One

    #345: Darnell Abraham // GWash on the And Peggy Tour // Part One

    And Peggy tour's George Washington Darnell Abraham shares about how growing up in California and getting early performing arts training and an education in opera led him to the world of musical theatre, auditioning for shows in New York, earning his Equity card, investing in yourself, learning when to say no, being humble, and much more.
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    #344: Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama // The Angelica Tour // Part Two

    #344: Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama // The Angelica Tour // Part Two

    Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama of the Angelica tour talks about the importance of seeing yourself on stage, finding pride and strength through her roots, finding performing roles that bring them together, and much more as she answers questions from the Patreon Peeps.
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    #343: Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama // The Angelica Tour // Part One

    #343: Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama // The Angelica Tour // Part One

    Angelica Tour's Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama shares how dancing competitively as a kid helped prepare her for a professional life in the performing arts, stories from her first interactions with Hamilton as a fan to her audition process, how she ended up performing live on The Oscars, and much more.
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    #342: Paul Oakley Stovall // G.Wash on The Angelica Tour // Part Two

    #342: Paul Oakley Stovall // G.Wash on The Angelica Tour // Part Two

    Paul Oakley Stovall discusses his other artworks, including writing plays, films, and series while on tour with Hamilton, how the company tour stops help shape the ways he works, what roles he would love to play if he wasn't in the role of George Washington, and more as Paul answers questions from the Patreon Peeps.
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    #341: Paul Oakley Stovall // G.Wash on The Angelica Tour // Part One

    #341: Paul Oakley Stovall // G.Wash on The Angelica Tour // Part One

    Paul Oakley Stovall shares stories from his incredible life working in the arts and public service after surviving gun violence, overcoming addiction, making a life in the theatre world, working for the Obama family, to touring the world with Hamilton as George Washington, taking home a Tony award, and more.
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1.7K Ratings

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Love it!

I started listening to Gillian during COVID. Her podcast brought joy to my life and has inspired a deeper love for the theater. During a dark time in the world, this podcast has brought light!

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So interesting and insightful!

Gillian’s so funny, the guests are all so sweet, and I’ve learned a lot!

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