DETROIT (AP) — Jeffrey Seller of “Hamilton” fame to donate $1 million to the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.

 

NEW YORK – JULY 12: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) “Rent” producer Jeffery Seller and Queer Eye’s Jai Rodriguez talk as they attend Broadway show “Rent” anniversary party at Therapy July 12, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

 

Mosaic says the Seller-Lehrer Family Foundation grant will be distributed over five years and will fund its summer camp and a middle school program.

The annual funding will support up to 200 camp scholarships. Funding also will be set aside for an endowment to support future programs.

 

NEW YORK – APRIL 20: Jeffery Seller and Katherine Kellner arrive at the opening night of “Hurlyburly” after party at AER on April 20, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

 

Seller is a Detroit-area native. He started the foundation along with Josh Lehrer, a photographer and documentarist.

“Hamilton” is an award-winning take on the nation’s first U.S. treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton. It has been cheered for reclaiming the nation’s founding story with a multicultural cast.

 

NEW YORK – JULY 12: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Queer Eye’s Jai Rodriguez and “Rent” producer Jeffery Seller talk with a reporter from Variety as they attend Broadway show “Rent” anniversary party at Therapy July 12, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

 

The nonprofit Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit was founded 27 years ago.

 

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