Hamilton (Back) at the White House

Cast members Lin-Manuel Miranda, Philipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr, and Christopher Jackson perform musical selections from the Broadway musical "Hamilton" in the East Room of the White House, March 14, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

“This is definitely the room where it happened,” President Barack Obama said at the beginning of the daylong visit to the White House of the cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton.
The president meant that seven years earlier, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform at the White House, and he announced he was going to perform a song from a hip-hop album “’about the life of somebody who embodies hip-hop, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton.’ So we all started laughing….Who’s laughing now?”
Below are some of the videos from what was christened, in the Hamilton style, #Bam4Ham.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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