Hi, y’all! Eve and I did a little fandom battle (in good fun) over two popular musicals: Les Miserables and Hamilton! It was so, so much fun to do and you should definitely head over to Eve’s blog to check it out.
Two musicals, alike in revolution-ing… Which one is the better? Today I’m joined by the wonderful Evi @ Adventuring Through Pages to present to you the arguments for superiority of two fandoms featuring real historical revolutions: Les Misérables and Hamilton!
Hi there! It’s Evi from Adventuring Through Pages! Eve is amazing, and I’m so eager to do this with her. I am covering Les Misérables, as you can see, though it was kinda hard to choose because asldkhflsdk THEY ARE BOTH AMAZING. (Note: this is all, obviously, in good fun. We’re just both massive geeks. 😀 )
1. While Les Mis is set canonically later than Hamilton…we’ve been around a lot longer
Les Misérables was published in 1862, and the musical opened in Paris in 1980 – its very first performance – and has been around and loved since then. EVERYBODY has heard of Les Mis. It has performed in 44…
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