DETROIT (AP) — Jeffrey Seller of “Hamilton” fame to donate $1 million to the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.
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.
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.
The nonprofit Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit was founded 27 years ago.
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