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Lin Manuel-Miranda: 3 Hamilton White House Performances

Did you know that the Hamilton Musical has a strong connection to the Obama White House? In fact, you could say Hamilton as we know it may not have been born if it weren’t for the 2009 White House Poetry Jam when the first song from Hamilton debuted.

Miranda and the cast of Hamilton would be invited back to the White House two more times to perform, and Lin-Manuel would even freestyle with President Obama in the Rose Garden after the 2016 performance. Here’s a history of Hamilton at the White House starting in 2009 and ending with a performance of “One Last Time” in Obama’s final days as President in 2017. read more