Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Aiming to Land in West End

first_img from $149.00 Hamilton Star Files View Comments You’ll be back?! Hamilton is heading across the pond. British mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh has teamed up with the much-buzzed about new musical’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to bring the show to the West End in 2017, the Daily Mail reports. No word yet on which theater the production will make its home, although the New London will open up once War Horse departs the venue next spring.Directed by Thomas Kail and featuring a book, music and lyrics by Miranda, Hamilton is inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. The new musical follows the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America, from bastard orphan to Washington’s right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country’s first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all make appearances in the tuner about America’s fiery past.Hamilton is currently playing to standing room only audiences at Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre. Starring Miranda in the title role, the cast also includes Jonathan Groff as King George III, Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr, Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton, Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton, Daveed Diggs as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler and Javier Muñoz as Hamilton alternate. Related Shows Lin-Manuel Mirandalast_img

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