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Obama goes to Broadway to see ‘Hamilton’ matinee

 "Hamilton" stars  Lin-Manuel Miranda (right) and sold out during its run off-Broadway at the Public Theater in New York. (PHOTO: Joan Marcus)
“Hamilton” stars Lin-Manuel Miranda (right) and sold out during its run off-Broadway at the Public Theater in New York. (PHOTO: Joan Marcus)

Lin-Manuel Miranda won’t be on stage in the title role of “Hamilton” when President Obama and his daughters attend today’s matinée of the red-hot Broadway musical. But he won’t be far.

Miranda, who also wrote and directed the show, now in previews, will be sitting in the audience evaluating it. Kinda hard to see how the show’s doing when you’re always on stage. He scheduled three such dates in advance before the Aug. 6 opening and today’s matinée is one of them, confirmed the show’s press representative Sam Rudy, according to the NYTimes.

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