Rannells, who has been moving back and forth between coasts doing TV ("Girls"), film ("The Intern") and Broadway projects, will fill in for Jonathan Groff, who is taking a pre-arranged one-month leave to appear in the HBO film "Looking." Groff is scheduled to return Dec. 1.
George III is a comic relief role in Hamilton, appearing from time to time to snark at the troubles of the American "rebels." The role was created Off-Broadway by Brian d'Arcy James.
Rannells' most recent Broadway appearance was in the title role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch for seven weeks in 2014.
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