Earlier this week Playbill.com reported that former President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, along with their daughter, Chelsea Clinton, also caught the buzz-generating show downtown. Read the exclusive report here.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) March 5, 2015
Hamilton, which features a book, music and lyrics by Miranda. will transfer to Broadway, beginning previews July 13 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, with an official opening night scheduled for Aug. 6.
Hamilton began Off-Broadway previews Jan. 20 and opened to critical acclaim Feb. 17.The new musical reunites the award-winning In the Heights team. Tony nominee Thomas Kail is at the helm, with choreography from Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler. Tickets for the Broadway transfer go on sale March 8 at 10 AM via Ticketmaster.com.
Inspired by the book "Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow, Hamilton incorporates historical figures such as George Washington, Aaron Burr, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson.
The complete Off-Broadway cast features Carleigh Bettiol (ensemble); Andrew Chappelle (swing); Ariana DeBose (ensemble); Alysha Deslorieux (swing); Daveed Diggs (Marquis De Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson); Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler); Sydney James Harcourt (ensemble); Sasha Hutchings(ensemble); Christopher Jackson (George Washington); Jonathan Groff (King George); Thayne Jasperson (ensemble); Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Schuyler, Maria Reynolds); Stephanie Klemons (swing); Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton); Javier Muñoz (Hamilton Standby); Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr); Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan, James Madison); Anthony Ramos (John Laurens, Phillip Hamilton); Jon Rua(ensemble); Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton); Seth Stewart (ensemble); Betsy Struxness (ensemble); Ephraim Sykes (ensemble); and Voltaire Wade-Greene (swing).
The production has scenic design by David Korins; costume design by Paul Tazewell; lighting design by Howell Binkley; sound design by Nevin Steinberg; hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe; music direction and orchestrator Alex Lacamoire.