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Does “HAMILTON” get Hamilton Right?

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York will host the annual North Country Event featuring Dr. Ralph Nurnberger presenting on the topic Does “HAMILTON” Get Hamilton Right? on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Saratoga City Center in Saratoga Springs.

“HAMILTON” fever has swept America. The show’s detailed presentation of the founding period’s complicated politics, presented with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s dazzling rap lyrics, appeals to audiences of all ages.

“HAMILTON” depicts the concerns of the 18th century in terms that mirror similar contemporary issues in a way that helps theatre-goers to better understand the past as well as the present. The show focuses on incredibly volatile partisan politics and such issues as race, gender, multiculturalism, immigration, and the foundations of our government.

Dr. Ralph Nurnberger’s presentation will analyze the accuracy of the musical, as well as how it deals with past and contemporary issues, in an effort to determine if “HAMILTON” gets Hamilton right.

Dr. Nurnberger is a respected keynote of the Capital Region Jewish community and an acclaimed speaker who brings humor, current political insights, and historical background to his presentations. He is a former professor of history and international relations at Georgetown University and senior partner in a Washington, D.C., government relations firm, Nurnberger & Associates.

The event cost is $36 per person and includes a catered wine, dinner, and dessert reception. Reservations may be made online,, or by phone, (518) 783-7800.

This annual North Country event is a fundraiser for the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York. Guests will have the opportunity to privately make a gift to support the Jewish community.

Jewish Federation wishes to acknowledge Trustco Bank as the corporate sponsor of this North Country Event.

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