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Hamilton Prop Fact | Washington’s Letter to Hamilton

Jay Duckworth • Theatre Buzz • June 29, 2020

Proptologist, Stage Directions Contributing Writer, and Professor Jay Duckworth created the props for the original production of Hamilton when it started out at The Public Theater. He has created a series of Prop Facts about key props in Hamilton and we’ll be sharing them all week in the run up to the July 3rd premiere of the Broadway version of Hamilton coming to Disney+. Here’s Number Three, George Washington’s Letter to Alexander Hamilton:

Duckworth’s Hamilton Prop Fact #3 on Washington’s letter to Hamilton

“Costume Designer Theoni Aldredge once told me that the eye will always follow color, so I used her advice on Hamilton,” explains Duckworth.

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