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Scenes from the 2017 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington. The annual event, organized by the office of development and alumni relations, benefits student scholarships and cultural programming.

Lecture at New Kensington explains bipartisanship of ‘Hamilton’ play

From Dick Cheney to Gloria Steinem, the partisan bravos for the Broadway musical ”Hamilton” emanate like a cultural kumbaya. But just how did the Tony award-winning play attract such a diverse audience in a country so politically divided? Author and scholar Andrew Schocket probes the paradox during a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Penn State New Kensington Conference Center.