Get a peek at the costumes that bring 'Hamilton' to life

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Critics call "Hamilton" a work of genius, simultaneously re-imagining our past while reflecting our present and future.

Looking through the costumes backstage with Rick Negron, who plays King George III, feels like taking a trip back in time. Fabric for the costumes is made specifically for the show in France and England. The King's white wigs are made of Yak Hair.

Watch the full interview in the media player above.

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