Hamilton Tony Awards Performance Will Drop Use of Muskets Following Orlando
The smash Broadway musical Hamilton is expected to do very well at the Tony Awards tonight, but the cast is making one slight alteration to their stage performance.
The Orlando terrorist attack has shocked the world, and amid the mourning and grief, there’s been the usual discussion about whether it’s time to finally “do something” on guns.
Well, according to CBS News, the cast of Hamilton will symbolically acknowledge the tragic shooting by doing their performance tonight sans muskets.
Yes, the muskets used during the show will be discarded due to Orlando
Show creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted out this message for Orlando earlier today:
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) June 12, 2016
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