Episode 54

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1st Apr 2022

"SPOILER ALERT!": THE HAMILTON TENSION TRICK with James Roy

In this episode, James Roy discusses the first song of the stage musical Hamilton, and the seemingly unusual decision to announce the method of the main character's ultimate demise. It's a structural choice designed to ramp up tension throughout the work. Does it work?

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