$6M donated for 100K children in US to see ‘Hamilton’
Associated Press / 09:37 AM June 24, 2016
NEW YORK — The Rockefeller Foundation says it is giving $6 million to help 100,000 school children across the US see the Tony Award-winning musical “Hamilton.”
The foundation said Thursday the funding would allow students as some schools in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and the District of Columbia to see the show for $10. Plans are already in the works to open a Chicago company of “Hamilton,” as well as one for London and a US national tour that starts on the West Coast.