I am a little amazed at the brouhaha raised over the fact that an actor stepped out in costume and spoke directly to the audience about a current political problem on Broadway, This was a practice that became expected in the theatres of London after Ben Jonson presented a spoken EPILOGUE to his play Cynthia's Revels(1600). During the Restoration Epilogues used as political commentaries became common on the British stage. Epilogues were speeches that addressed political realities and were part of the understanding that theatre formed an occasion for the political and ethical as well as emotional and psychological education of the spectator.
Let's be accurate and recount what actually happened after the performance of HAMILTON when the actor playing the role of Aaron Burr stepped forward in costume and spoke to the audience at the play's curtain. He was not rude or loud--he was asked to speak on behalf of the show's producers, he spoke directly to Vice-President elect Pence.Here's the transcript of what Dixon said to the new vice president-elect on behalf of the Hamilton cast: