Lin-Manuel Miranda and his hit Broadway musical Hamilton are partnering with Prizeo on Ham4Choice, a fundraising marketing campaign to help organizations offering abortion entry and different reproductive well being providers.
“We’re devastated by the U.S. Supreme Court docket’s ruling eliminating the fitting to abortion which has been a proper since 1973,” the manufacturing stated in an announcement. “In response, we’re teaming up with organizations offering help, entry and journey bills to these looking for these providers.”
Introduced Tuesday (Aug. 9), the trouble is a part of the present’s bigger Ham4Progress philanthropic platform, run by a collective of Hamilton solid members and workers. Launched in response to the U.S. Supreme Court docket’s resolution in June to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade resolution, the present — which has its personal constitutional connection — stated funds raised via Ham4Choice will help the Abortion Help Community, ARC Southeast, Ciocia Basia, Deeds Not Phrases, Deliberate Parenthood, Profamilias Puerto Rico, The Brigid Alliance, The Nationwide Community of Abortion Fund and The Tuscan Abortion Help Collective.
“We’re stronger after we work collectively,” the assertion, which urged followers to help reproductive entry and reproductive alternative, continued. “We are able to arise for each particular person’s proper to make selections about their very own physique and their very own lives.”
Ham4Choice asks followers to donate funds — as little as $10 — from Aug. 9 to Sept. 22, which can routinely enter them for an opportunity to win a particular Hamilton package deal. The grand prize winner and a visitor will probably be flown out to Hamilton‘s opening night time in Hamburg, Germany, the place the musical will probably be carried out in German in its first non-English translation.
Whereas there, they’ll meet Miranda at an unique pre-show reception and attend the post-show celebration earlier than being flown out, together with tickets and lodge lodging, the place they’ll get to observe and meet the casts in London and New York. Signed memorabilia will probably be given to the winner to assist commemorate the expertise.
Every donation serves as a single entry, with no restrict on the variety of donations, which may be made at Ham4Choice.com. The fundraiser is simply the newest Ham4Progress initiative, the collective centered on highlighting social justice causes, serving as a gathering place for dialogue and appearing as a platform for progress and organizations the group desires to help.
Miranda has labored with Prizeo up to now on related efforts, together with a 2017 fundraising marketing campaign for Deliberate Parenthood that gave winners tickets to the Broadway present.
This text was initially printed by The Hollywood Reporter.