‘Hamilton’ star delivers hilarious ‘absence note’ for Roswell high school senior

ROSWELL, Ga. — A senior at Centennial High School in Roswell had a very appropriate celebrity guest deliver his “excused absence” note to his history teacher.

Luke Stevens was at a friends house earlier this week when “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda showed up to surprise her on her birthday.

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In a video his mother shared on Instagram, Stevens stands smiling behind Miranda as the Broadway star explains why Stevens can’t be in class.

“I’m sorry he can’t be in U.S. history class, but he’s with me right now, and we’re going to go over Bill of Rights and anything you may be covering right now,” Miranda says. “This is not lost time.”


Miranda goes on to explain that “Hamilton” covers a lot of U.S. history over the course of the two-hour show.

Stevens’ mother said on Instagram that Miranda played piano and sang songs from his hit musical for Luke’s friend at her home.

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It’s unclear why Miranda was in town, though “Hamilton” is currently playing at the Fox Theatre through Sept. 26.