Corter Moon: You're Gonna Want To See This: Hamildolph!
Thursday, December 8, 2016

You're Gonna Want To See This: Hamildolph!

You have likely by now heard of the biggest hit musical to hit Broadway in a long time, right? I’m talking of course about Hamilton, the story of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, as told in the style of a musical. The show won a whopping 11 Tony awards. But today, we’re here to talk about Christmas, and how one a capella group created a smash hit involving the holiday and the musical. I’m talking of course about Eclipse6.




Eclipse6 is known for their incredible way to take hit songs each holiday season and give it a good old Christmas twist. But this year, they have stepped up their game big time. This year, they have given us the gift of “Hamilton:An American Christmas Story,” an amusing video, retelling the story of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer. Santa Claus is compared to General George Washington, whereas Rudolph is compared to Alexander Hamilton. Don’t take my word for it, watch the video below!



After watching “Hamildolph,” you want to share it with everyone you know, right? With Hamilton being one of the most popular musicals on Broadway right this minute, friends and family alike are bound to adore this fun take on Hamilton and the holidays! The boys of Eclipse6, who met at Utah State University in 2000, get in the festive holiday spirit, sporting festive antlers and dressed in colonial garb.


After their meeting in 2000, Eclipse6 grew quickly in notoriety, and were asked by Kenny Ortega, of High School Musical fame, and then Olympics Ceremonies Director to perform a musical number for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. This quickly led to other opportunities such as a spot in the Closing Ceremonies, and opening for artists such as Nelly Furtado, Train and Brooks & Dunn. These days Eclipse6 is still performing and recording nationally. They are now gearing up for a busy holiday season full of live performances, as well as working on their second gospel album, due to drop in 2017!



Many who have already seen “Hamildolph” are loving the video. Even a recent Facebook post by a prominent national magazine said “Everyone will be talking about this video!” Share the joy of Christmas this holiday season with “Hamilton: An American Christmas Story.” Trust me, your family and friends will laugh, and then thank you for it!

Thank you to Eclipse6 for sponsoring this post!

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