“We 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,” he said. “We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values, and work on behalf of ALL of us.”
To wide applause, Dixon, an African American actor, encouraged the audience to share his message “far and wide.”
“We thank you for sharing this wonderful American story, told by a diverse group of men and women of different colors, creeds, and orientations,” Dixon continued, as many noted the irony that Pence, who as Indiana governor led the campaign against LGBTQ rights, attended a production that celebrates such equality.
Early Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to accuse the “Hamilton” cast of “harassing” Pence, to which Dixon responded:
As the performance itself declares, “History has its eyes on you.”
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