First lady to host 'Hamilton' cast at White House

Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaClinton rules out Sanders while playing 'who'd you rather' to chose running mate First Nigerian girl taken by Boko Haram rescued WATCH: Obama accidentally steps on First Lady's dress at state dinner MORE will host the cast of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” at the White House next week.

The first lady will hold the event, which will include a student workshop, question-and-answer segment and performances of musical numbers from the show, on March 14, according to a news release.

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The event will begin at 1:45 p.m. with opening remarks from Obama. 

Members of the cast of “Hamilton” tweeted a video announcing their visit to the White House.  

The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton through hip-hop, jazz, rap and R&B music and is inspired by the biography of Hamilton by Ron Chernow.

President Obama and the first lady held an event in May 2009 where Lin-Manuel Miranda, who created the musical, performed "The Hamilton Mixtape." The song was renamed "Alexander Hamilton" and became the opening number of the Broadway musical.

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