‘Hamilton’ announces new West End cast from June 2023

Declan Spaine will take over the title role this summer. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer-winning musical follows the Founding Fathers of America, set to a hip-hop score.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

This cast will not throw away their shot. A new Hamilton company will start performances at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 19 June.

Declan Spaine will take over as Alexander Hamilton. He previously starred in Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical at the Lyric Theatre. Ava Brennan will play Angelica Schuyler, joined by Simbi Akande as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Dom Hartley-Harris as George Washington, and Lemuel Knights as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson.

Simon-Anthony Rhoden continues as Aaron Burr, alongside the current cast: Shan Ako as Eliza Hamilton, Emile Ruddock as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Jake Halsey-Jones as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton and Joel Montague as King George III. At certain performances, Alex Sawyer will play Alexander Hamilton.

The Hamilton ensemble includes Gabriela Acosta, Elizabeth Armstrong, Alishia-Marie Blake, Maya Britto, Matthew Elliot-Campbell, Manaia Glassey-Ohlson, Aimie Hibbert, Sam Holden, Barney Hudson, Nicolais-Andre Kerry, Ella Kora, Christian Knight, Aaron Lee Lambert, Nathan Louis-Fernand, Stacey McGuire, Lewis Newton, Kerri Norville, Hannah Qureshi, Samuel Sarpong-Broni, Hassun Sharif, Lindsey Tierney, Alex Tranter, Maddison Tyson, and Brandon Williams.

The Pulitzer-winning musical Hamilton follows the titular founding father who became the first Secretary of the Treasury. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning musical opened in London in 2017 — find out everything about Hamilton in London.

Thomas Kail directs, with choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, and sound design by Nevin Steinberg.

Hamilton is at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

Photo credit: Simon-Anthony Rhoden (Photo courtesy of production)

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