Include women in the sequel, and respect their right to vote.
The Latino Victory Fund plans on celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed and protected women’s constitutional right to vote after being ratified on Aug. 18, 1920, with some quintessential cast members from the Original Broadway musical Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda will participate in a conversation with Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones, who portrayed the revolutionary Schuyler sisters, about their on-screen and off-screen experiences of women of color during the virtual fundraiser.
Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien will moderate the conversation.
“Latino Victory is proud to host this vital conversation with award-winning composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the original Schuyler Sisters to commemorate the centennial of women’s suffrage,” said Nathalie Rayes, Latino Victory Fund CEO and president. “Donors can look forward to hearing these luminaries share with Soledad O’Brien the role of women in Hamilton, experiences in the rehearsal process, their perspectives on performing in the show as women of color; acknowledging that women of color could not vote until 1965 when Voting Rights Amendment was passed and what that means for how far we have come, and how far we have to go.”
The even will take place over Zoom on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m. ET for donors who pledge at least $10 to the Latino Victory Fund, which works to grow Latino political power at every level of government. Those who are interested in attending can pledge their donations and receive the Zoom conference link here.