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President Obama will introduce the performance, and his remarks, as well as the first number, will be -streamed. Earlier Monday (March 14), Mrs. Obama got in touch with her inner-fangirl while introducing the cast and welcoming students to the , calling the show an ” amazing story that is beautifully told” and her favorite piece of art ever.

 

The cast could have been anywhere in the world tonight, and they chose to be with the Obamas in New York City Washington, D.C., where the cast of the acclaimed (and recently Grammy-winning) musical will perform a selection of songs from the show, following a day of workshops led by the cast for area high school students.

 

3/14/2016 by Billboard Staff Billboard Staff

 

We just wrapped an inspiring afternoon working with the students attending . Our nation is in good hands. pic.twitter.com/1kFPj9B1vB— Hamilton (@HamiltonMusical) March 14, 2016

 

What are @reneeelisegolds, @JasCephasJones and @Phillipasoo gonna do? A show for the Obamas! Bam4Ham pic.twitter.com/wpyQlayyDU— The First Lady (@FLOTUS) March 14, 2016