Hamilton

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with West End mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh, bringing his multi-award winning, smash-hit Broadway musical Hamilton to London. Playing at the Victoria Palace Theatre to sold-out, the production first began West End performances in November 2017, before sweeping the 2018 Olivier Awards, winning a total of seven gongs.

Based on Ron Chernow’s novel Alexander HamiltonHamilton is the acclaimed new musical that follows a man who is determined to make his revolutionary mark on America. An ambitious young immigrant, Alexander Hamilton serves as George Washington’s chief aide, quickly becoming his trusted right hand man. A husband, father, rebel and war hero, Hamilton is loved and hated in equal measures, particularly by his lifelong friend and foe, Aaron Burr.

Hamilton received a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, winning a total of 11, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score and Best Choreography. In 2016, Miranda received the Pulitzer Prize, as well as a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album. 2018 saw the production swipe 7 awards, including Best New Musical.

Recent RADA graduate Jamael Westman makes his professional debut as Alexander Hamilton, originally played by Lin-Manuel Miranda himself. Casting for the London production features Giles Terera (The Book of Mormon, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) as Aaron Burr, Michael Jibson (Our House) as King George, Rachelle Ann Go (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) as Eliza Schuyler Hamilton and Rachel John (The Bodyguard) as Angelica Schuyler. Additional casting includes Jason Pennycooke (Memphis) as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Obioma Ugoala (Motown the Musical) as George Washington, Cleve September (In the Heights) as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, Christine Allado (In the Heights) as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds and Tarin Callender, who makes his professional debut as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison.

From 3rd December, some of the cast will change. Allyson Ava Brown (Les Miserables) will take on the role of Angelica Schuyler, Courtney-Mae Briggs will play Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Jon Robyns (Sister Act) will take over the part of King George III and George Washington will be played by Dom Hartley-Harris (Bat Out of Hell). Between 17 December 2018 and 12 January 2019, Ash Hunter will perform the role of Alexander Hamilton, with Karl Queensborough (Sylvia) playing Hamilton during certain performances.

Ensemble and cover members include Courtney-Mae Briggs, Jack Butterworth, Marsha Songcome, Jon-Scott Clark, Miriam-Teak Lee, Alexzandra Sarmiento, alongside Jade Albertsen, Curtis Angus, Jonathan Bishop, Kelly Downing, Leslie Garcia Bowman, Lia Given, Gregory Haney, Leah Hill, Barney Hudson, Waylon Jacobs, Phoebe Liberty, Christopher Tendai and Lindsey Tierney.

Directed by Thomas Kail and featuring a book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel MirandaHamilton includes choreography by Andy Blankenbeuhler, musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, design by David Korins, costume by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley and sound design by Nevin Steinberg.

After a multi-million pound refurbishment, the Victoria Palace Theatre London reopened in November 2017, with Hamilton beginning previews on November 21st, with an official opening on December 7th 2017. The production continues to play at the West End venue, with tickets completely sold-out.

Child Friendly?

Hamilton is recommended for those aged 10 and up, due to explicit language. Children under 4 are not permitted and those under 16 are required to be accompanied by an adult.

Seating Tips

Click here for the Victoria Palace Theatre seating chart and seat price guide.