Good to Be King: Andrew Rannells Joining Hamilton as George III

News   Good to Be King: Andrew Rannells Joining Hamilton as George III
Andrew Rannells, a Tony nominee for creating the co-lead role of Elder Price in the hit The Book of Mormon, is returning to Broadway Oct. 27-Nov. 29 as King George III in this year's smash, Hamilton.
Andrew Rannells
Andrew Rannells

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.

Tickets are available for purchase via phone (877) 250-2929, online at or at the box office of the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St.). For more information visit

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