Friday, May 4 saw more than 2400 students, teachers and volunteers fill Eccles Theater for the unique and memorable opportunity to participate in EDUHAM. High-school students performed Hamilton-inspired musical or spoken numbers in front of their peers, and then took part in a question and answer period with the Hamilton cast. The day ended with a matinee performance of the Tony-Award winning musical.
Press coverage for the event was extensive, with radio, TV news and newspaper outlets all present to capture some of the excitement. Below is a summary of the various published news stories.
Deseret News (news article) – ‘It’s like going to Disneyland’: Utah high school students react to seeing ‘Hamilton’