Mike Pence sees ‘Hamilton;’ cast member gives him an earful

Brandon Victor Dixon,Richard Rodgers Theatre,Mike Pence

Vice President-elect Mike Pence, top center, leaves the Richard Rodgers Theatre after a performance of “Hamilton,” in New York, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. (Andres Kudacki/Associated Press) NEW YORK — Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Friday was the latest high-profile person to attend the Broadway hit “Hamilton,” but he became the first to get a sharp message from a cast member from the stage. Actor Brandon Victor Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr, the nation’s third vice president, gave a speech Friday for his political descendant after the curtain call, telling Pence the multiracial and multicultural cast is worried about the Donald Trump administration. “We, sir, are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children, our parents, or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights,” Dixon said. “We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and work on behalf of all of us. All of us.” Pence ducked out before Dixon finished the unprecedented message. But a show spokesman said the Republican stood in the hallway outside the entrance to the auditorium and heard the full remarks. The...

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