Statewide Screening Events
GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America”
You are cordially invited to join the ETV Endowment and SCETV for one of four GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America” screening events across South Carolina. Each is FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited, and advance registration is required.
About GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America”:
PBS Arts Fall Festival returns Friday nights to SCETV, beginning October 21, 2016, with all new programs, including the highly anticipated look into the making of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, a contemporary take on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Visionary Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning creator and star, will host this year’s festival. GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America” gives viewers a look at Miranda and his colleagues’ creative process during the three years leading up to the Broadway opening of the record-breaking musical winner of 11 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize. Be among the first to get a sneak peek!
RESCHEDULED: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Sottile Theatre, College of Charleston
44 George Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Co-hosted by the College of Charleston Arts Management Program. Dr. Nic Butler, historian-in-residence for the Charleston County Public Library, will explore the historical connections between Charleston and Alexander Hamilton. Next, enjoy a sneak preview of the first 30 minutes of GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America.” The program will conclude with Charleston’s new poet laureate, Marcus Amaker, performing an original spoken word poem backed by performers Abstract and Willie Soul. South Carolina Historical Society will have a small collection of Alexander Hamilton and John Laurens materials on display in the lobby before and after the event.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
SCETV’s Beaufort Studio
925 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902
Following the screening of the first 30 minutes of GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America, Dr. Larry Rowland will explore Beaufort’s historical connections to Alexander Hamilton, including his half-brother, Peter Lavien, who lived in Beaufort for many years.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
SCETV Upstate Studio
USC-Upstate Campus, 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Following the screening of the first 30 minutes of GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America," Miles Hoffman, host of South Carolina Public Radio’s A Minute with Miles, Morning Edition contributor and violist, will explore popular music from Alexander Hamilton’s time, the late 18th century.
Monday, October 17, 2016
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
SCETV Telecommunications Center
William E. Murray Studio
1041 George Rogers Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29201
Following the screening of the first 30 minutes of GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America,” Dr. Eric Emerson, Director of the SC Department of Archives and History, will discuss South Carolina’s historical connections to Alexander Hamilton.