The First Hamilton Student Matinee Is Here!

Today is the Hamilton Education Program’s first student matinee! 1,300 New York City high school students are participating in the launch of the program, which includes presenting original student performances, having a special Q-and-A session with the Hamilton cast, and watching a matinee of Hamilton.

Check out the official press release to learn more about the exciting day, the Hamilton Education Program, and the thoughts of those who helped make the program possible—including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gilder Lehrman Institute President James G. Basker, The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin, NYC Public Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, and others. 

Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council members meet with the Hamilton cast in D


Members of the Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council meet Hamilton creator Lin Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council members tour the Hamilton stage.

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