Hamilton Music Gets an Infusion of New Voices

CAS students write songs for hit musical in WRS class

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Usually, when you want a ticket to Hamilton, you spend hours in a standby line to buy a pricey ticket. For underclassman in the CAS WR150 class “Who Tells Your Story,” the path to “The Room Where It Happened” was less complicated—and more personal.

Graduate writing fellow Ethan King (GRS’22) taught the class, tackling how the popular musical relates to modern movements such as Black Lives Matter, and even assigned students to write a new song for the show.

Read more about this dynamic class at BU Today.