Hamilton has announced the West End opening date: it will resume shows from 15 May 2021, 14 months after its closure.
Dramatising the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton charts his ascension from a poor orphan to becoming the nation’s first Secretary of the Treasury. Adapted from Ron Chernow’s biography, Hamilton features an original book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, eventually winning the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Full casting for Hamilton's West End return is to be confirmed. The West End cast before lockdown includes Karl Queensborough as Alexander Hamilton, Simon-Anthony Roden as Aaron Burr, Gavin Spokes as King George III and Trevor Dion Nicholas as George Washington. Allyson Ava-Brown plays Angelica Schuyler, with Sharon Rose as Eliza Hamilton, Emilie Louise Israel as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Emile Ruddock as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Jason Pennycooke as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, and Carl Spencer as (John Laurens/Philip Hamilton.