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'Hamilton' and 'Dear Evan Hansen' Stars Release New Song for March for Our Lives

The multi-city March for Our Lives on March 24 was planned after the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida

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    (Published Monday, March 19, 2018)

    Broadway fans are buzzing over the release of a new song by two popular Tony winners in support of the upcoming March for Our Lives.

    "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt, the original star of "Dear Evan Hansen," have recorded a duet called "Found/Tonight,' mixing lyrics from "You Will Be Found" from "Dear Evan Hansen" and "The Story of Tonight" from "Hamilton."

    The song was released at midnight on Monday and is No. 1 on the iTunes singles chart.

    The multi-city March for Our Lives on March 24 was planned after the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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    Miranda has been releasing "Hamilton"-related content each month in a series called Hamildrop.