Broadway's back! TODAY team hit NYC for reopening of 'Hamilton' and more
The curtain went up and so did people’s spirits.
Broadway shows returned Tuesday night after shutting down for a year and a half due to the pandemic — and the TODAY team was there for the big night.
Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie were on hand for “Wicked,” Carson Daly and Jenna Bush Hager went to “The Lion King” and Craig Melvin and Al Roker turned out for “Hamilton,” whose cast surprised the standby ticket lottery line with a performance of “New York, New York” that featured show creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The stars of the shows were ecstatic to get back to work.
“I feel like running through the streets today being like, ‘Broadway is back!’” Ginna Claire Mason, who plays Glinda in “Wicked,” told Hoda and Savannah.
“So many …
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