The Reynolds Pamphlet
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The Reynolds Pamphlet

📜 Lyrics

[FULL COMPANY] The Reynolds Pamphlet [

/
James Madison
/
Angelica Schuyler
] Have you read this? [
Aaron Burr
/
Thomas Jefferson
/
James Madison
] Alexander Hamilton had a torrid affair And he wrote it down right there [
James Madison
] Highlights! [
Alexander Hamilton
/
Thomas Jefferson
,
James Madison
, &
Aaron Burr
] “The charge against me Is a connection with one James Reynolds! (James Reynolds!) For purposes of Improper speculation My real crime is an (My real crime is an) Amorous connection with his wife (Amorous connection with his wife) For a considerable time With his knowing consent [
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
/
Thomas Jefferson
] Damn! [
Alexander Hamilton
/
Thomas Jefferson
/
James Madison
] "I had frequent meetings with her Most of them at my own house." [
Aaron Burr
] At his own house! [
James Madison
] At his own house! [DEEP VOICE] Damn! [
Alexander Hamilton
/
Thomas Jefferson
] "Mrs. Hamilton with our children being absent On a visit to her father." [
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] No… [COMPANY] Boooo! [
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] Have you read this? [
Thomas Jefferson
] Well, he’s never gon’ be President now [
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] Never gon’ be President now [
Thomas Jefferson
] Well, he’s never gon’ be President now [
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] Never gon’ be President now [
Thomas Jefferson
] He’s never gon’ be President now [
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] Never gon’ be President now [
Thomas Jefferson
] That’s one less thing to worry about [
Thomas Jefferson
/
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] That’s one less thing to worry about! [
Angelica Schuyler
] I came as soon as I heard [
Thomas Jefferson
] What?! [
Alexander Hamilton
] Angelica— [COMPANY] All the way from London?! Damn [
Alexander Hamilton
] Angelica, thank God Someone who understands what I’m Struggling here to do [
Angelica Schuyler
] I’m not here for you [ENSEMBLE] Oooooh! [
Angelica Schuyler
] I know my sister like I know my own mind You will never find anyone as trusting or as kind I love my sister more than anything in this life I will choose her happiness over mine every time Put what we had aside I’m standing at her side You could never be satisfied God, I hope you’re satisfied [
Thomas Jefferson
/
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
& ENSEMBLE MEN] Well, he’s never gon’ be President now Never gon’ be President now Well, he’s never gon’ be President now Never gon’ be President now Well, he’s never gon’ be President now That’s one less thing to worry about Never gon’ be President now That’s one less thing to worry about That's one less thing to worry about [
Thomas Jefferson
/
James Madison
,
Alexander Hamilton
, ENSEMBLE WOMEN, & ENSEMBLE MEN] Hey! (Well he’s never gon’ be President now) At least he was honest with our money! (Well he’s never gon’ be President now) Hey! At least I was honest with our money! Well he’s never gon’ be President now Well he’s never gon’ be President now Hey! (Well he’s never gon’ be President now) At least he was honest with our money! (Well he’s never gon’ be President now) Hey! At least he was honest with our money! That’s one less thing to worry about [FULL COMPANY] That’s one less thing to worry about! The Reynolds Pamphlet [
Thomas Jefferson
/
James Madison
/
Aaron Burr
] Have you read this? You ever see somebody ruin their own life? [COMPANY (EXCEPT HAMILTON/ELIZA)] His poor wife

📖 About

Making his decision, Hamilton decides to publicize his scandal to the public in his The Reynolds Pamphlet, thoroughly explaining his account of the incident and preventing Jefferson from doing so. Through the publication, Elizabeth Schuyler finds out about the affair, along with Angelica Schuyler, who sails from her home in England for her sister and to oppose Hamilton.

Cast

Leslie Odom Jr.
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Renée Elise Goldsberry

Leitmotifs

You will never be satisfied
You will never be satisfied

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