Back to top
November 17, 2016
Hamilton Star Opens Up About Daughter’s Epilepsy – "My Shot at Epilepsy"
Human Interest, Infantile Spasms

As covered by The Chicago Tribune, Miguel Cervantes—the lead in the Chicago cast of "Hamilton"—and his wife, Kelly, are opening up about their struggle with epilepsy, teaming up with CURE to raise funds to find a way to defeat epilepsy. Cervantes, who performs seven shows a week, has recorded a public service announcement about epilepsy and, along with fellow "Hamilton" cast members, is offering to go caroling with one set of raffle-winning donors, host another set of raffle winners backstage during a holiday performance of "Hamilton" and perform a private cabaret for a lucky charity auction winner with deep pockets (bidding starts at $25,000).

Read more: Click here to participate in the campaign, see the prizes and view the PSA

Related News

August 18, 2018
Mayor Emanuel Interviews Singer, Actor and “Hamilton” Star...

On this week’s episode of “Chicago Stories” the star of Chicago’s “Hamilton” Miguel Cervantes gives Mayor Emanuel his take on the smash-hit...

Read More
July 18, 2018
CURE Ally Dr. Marcelo Diaz-Bustamante Works to Find a CURE...

Dr. Marcelo Diaz-Bustamante of Johns Hopkins University is not only a devoted father; he is also a devoted researcher studying infantile spasms...

Read More
May 4, 2018
Neurosurgeon’s Work and Life Featured in The Lancet

Dr. Dennis Spencer’s journey from the cornfields of Iowa to chairmanship of the neurosurgery department at Yale is featured in a series of...

Read More