Alumni, Family Members Gather for Hamilton Performance in Hartford

On Dec. 18, approximately 100 Wesleyan alumni and family members as well as staff gathered at The Bushnell in Hartford to celebrate the Connecticut debut of Hamilton: An American Musical, the Tony Award-winning musical created by Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02 and directed by Thomas Kail ’99. Hamilton is currently touring the U.S., with a run at the Bushnell Dec. 11-30, 2018.

Photos from the event are below: (Photos by Rich Marinelli)

Attendees also enjoyed a reception before the performance at the Maxwell M. and Ruth R. Belding Theater.

Attendees also enjoyed a reception before the performance at the Maxwell M. and Ruth R. Belding Theater.

Jack Mitchell '61 gave a toast to Barbara-Jan Wilson, special advisor to the president, who in December retired as long-time vice president for University Relations.

Jack Mitchell ’61, GP’16, gave a toast to Barbara-Jan Wilson, special advisor to the president, who in December retired as long-time vice president for University Relations.

From left, Richard Stabnick '66, Vice President for University Relations Frantz Williams, Ted Kennedy, Jr. '83, P '16 '20, Trustee Kiki Kennedy P '16 '20, Director of Leadership Giving Paul DiSanto.

From left, Richard Stabnick ’66; Vice President for University Relations Frantz Williams ’99; Ted Kennedy, Jr. ’83, P’16, ’20; Trustee Kiki Kennedy P’16, ’20; and Director of Leadership Giving Paul DiSanto ’81.

Karen Wheat and Medina Jett '87.

Karen Wheat and Medina Jett ’87.

From left, Steve Broker '69, MAT '72, Linda Broker MAT '71, and Dick Miller, the Woodhouse/Sysco Professor of Economics, Emeritus.

From left, Steve Broker ’69, MAT ’72; Linda Broker MAT ’71; and Dick Miller, the Woodhouse/Sysco Professor of Economics, Emeritus.

From left, Kate Quigley Lynch '82, P '17 '19, assistant director of The Wesleyan Fund, Phil Rockwell '65, MALS '73, P '11, Cynthia Rockwell P '11, managing editor of Wesleyan University Magazine.

From left, Kate Quigley Lynch ’82, P’17, ’19, assistant director of The Wesleyan Fund; Phil Rockwell ’65, MALS ’73, P’11; Cynthia Rockwell P’11, managing editor of Wesleyan University Magazine.