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“Hamilton” star speaks on the musical and its legacy ahead of Jacksonville performance

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The Broadway smash “Hamilton” is coming to Jacksonville for a three-week run beginning in late September.

The musical has performances from September 29th to October 17th at Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center.

WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston spoke with Jared Dixon, who plays the central character of Aaron Burr in the touring production.

He says the musical and its subject matter reflect issues from the time of the Founding Fathers that carry through the present.

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »