'Hamilton' on Disney+: Leslie Odom Jr's performance as Aaron Burr stuns viewers, fans call him 'astonishing'

Fans are enamored by the musical and have flooded social media with tweets, showering praise on the cast and their performances, especially that of Leslie Odom Jr as Aaron Burr


                            'Hamilton' on Disney+: Leslie Odom Jr's performance as Aaron Burr stuns viewers, fans call him 'astonishing'
Leslie Odom Jr as Aaron Burr (IMDb)
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If you missed tickets to the Broadway musical 'Hamilton', don't worry, you can catch the cultural phenomenon on Disney+. The stage-to-screen film served as a treat for millions who have been waiting to catch a glimpse of it. 'Hamilton' tells the story of Alexander Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda), the founding father of America, and a man who was never satisfied with his achievements and always desired more. His story is the quintessential American dream. The musical commences with an idealistic Hamilton leaving his island of Nevis and arriving in New York and impressing everyone around him with his rhetoric — an example of the trope 'making it big in the city'. He knows that he will make it big. As the story progresses, Hamilton's politics are clear for which he is appreciated, and for a while, he has tremendous sway in the government, but only for so long. His professional and personal life begins to unravel, and soon, it leads to his downfall. The grand life ends with a melodramatic death, as Hamilton dies in a duel with sitting vice-president Aaron Burr (Leslie Odom Jr) who was once his close friend.

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Fans are enamored by the musical and have flooded social media with tweets, showering praise on the cast and their performances. "It's always fascinating to see Disney's ever-evolving depiction of American history. #Hamilton," a fan tweeted. "Hamilton was amazing! As someone that has been unable to see the show live, this was a great experience to witness. Lin and the crew didn't throw away their shots, and blew us all away! It was Awesome! WOW!!" another wrote. And soon, Aaron Burr began to trend on Twitter, as fans appreciated Odom Jr's performance and his character. "WOW SEEING THE ACTUAL SHOW IS SO DIFFERENT WHATTT like i can feel why aaron burr is like he is... i got so caught in his change of expression during aaron burr, sir and my shot... bruh i love this show #Hamilton #hamiltonmusical  #HamiltonFilm.

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"IM F**KING CRYING BURR JUST SHOT HAMILTON I CANTTT," a fan wrote, sobbing at the conclusion. "Weirdly I think Miranda is the weak link amongst the other performers. The lad playing Burr is astonishing," another tweeted. "Also Aaron Burr is absolutely the other main character and I never realised before!" A fan wrote. However, there were those who asked people to read the history books rather than believe the musical. "Interesting that #Hamilton has people more fired up about a stylized version of the #AmericanRevolution than the actual thing. If you want to change the world, spend some time learning #history. Read the #Constitution. Learn about #representation & #RuleofLaw. #4thofJuly," a fan tweeted.

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Catch the stage-to-screen film on Disney+.