Michael Luwoye, who recently originated the title role of the national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton, takes center stage on Broadway beginning January 16.
Luwoye succeeds Javier Muñoz, who played his final performance January 14 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
Luwoye made his Broadway debut as the Hamilton alternate to Muñoz and the understudy for the role of Aaron Burr. He made his New York stage debut in the Off-Broadway transfer of Invisible Thread.
The current Broadway cast of Hamilton also includes Daniel Breaker as Aaron Burr, Lexi Lawson as Eliza Hamilton, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart as Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette, Tony nominee Euan Morton as King George, Mandy Gonzalez as Angelica Schuyler, Joanna A. Jones as Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds, Bryan Terrell Clark as George Washington, J. Quinton Johnson as Hercules Mulligan and James Madison, and Anthony Lee Medina as John Laurens and Philip Hamilton.
To the Revolution: Take a Look at the Hamilton National Tour
(Updated December 13, 2017)