Hamilton

Roles and principal casts

Character Vassar Workshop (2013)[14] Off-Broadway (2015)[15] Original Broadway Cast (2015)[16] Current Broadway Cast Chicago (2016)[4]
Alexander Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda Javier Muñoz Miguel Cervantes
Aaron Burr Utkarsh Ambudkar Leslie Odom, Jr. Brandon Victor Dixon Joshua Henry
Eliza Schuyler Hamilton Ana Nogueira Phillipa Soo Lexi Lawson Ari Afsar
Angelica Schuyler Anika Noni Rose Renée Elise Goldsberry Mandy Gonzalez Karen Olivo
Marquis de Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson Daveed Diggs Seth Stewart Chris Lee
George Washington Christopher Jackson Nicholas Christopher Jonathan Kirkland
King George III Joshua Henry Brian d'Arcy James Jonathan Groff Rory O'Malley Alexander Gemignani
John Laurens / Philip Hamilton Javier Muñoz Anthony Ramos Jordan Fisher Jose Ramos
Peggy Schuyler / Maria Reynolds Presilah Nunez Jasmine Cephas Jones Samantha Marie Ware
Hercules Mulligan / James Madison Joshua Henry Okieriete Onaodowan Wallace Smith

Notable Broadway cast replacements

  • Jonathan Groff replaced Brian d'Arcy James as King George III in the Off-Broadway production on March 3, 2015.[17]
  • Andrew Rannells temporarily assumed the role of King George III from Groff from October 27 to November 29, 2015.[18]
  • Rory O'Malley assumed the role of King George III from Groff on April 11, 2016. Groff returned to the role for one performance on June 28, 2016, as the performance was filmed.
  • Javier Muñoz, previously the Hamilton alternate, assumed the role of Alexander Hamilton from Lin-Manuel Miranda on July 11, 2016. Michael Luwoye assumed Muñoz's position as the Hamilton alternate, and also understudies the role of Aaron Burr.[19][20]
  • Lexi Lawson assumed the role of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton from Phillipa Soo on July 11, 2016.[21]
  • Brandon Victor Dixon assumed the role of Aaron Burr on August 23, 2016. The role's understudies, Sydney James Harcourt and Austin Smith, alternated the role in the six-week duration between Odom's departure on July 9 and Dixon's first performance.[21][22]
  • Daveed Diggs exited the Broadway company on July 15, 2016. The role's understudies—Andrew Chappelle and Seth Stewart—alternated performances weekly in the interim before Stewart assumed the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson full-time in late September 2016. Stewart is set to play the role through the end of 2016.[23][24]
  • Mandy Gonzalez assumed the role of Angelica Schuyler Church from Renée Elise Goldsberry on September 6, 2016.[25]
  • Nicholas Christopher assumed the role of George Washington from Christopher Jackson on November 15, 2016.[26]
  • Jordan Fisher assumed the role of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton from Anthony Ramos on November 22, 2016.[27]
  • Jasmine Cephas Jones's final performance in the Broadway production is scheduled for December 8, 2016. Replacement casting for the role of Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds has yet to be announced.[28]
  • Okieriete Onaodowan's final performance in the Broadway production is scheduled for December 24, 2016. Replacement casting for the role of Hercules Mulligan/James Madison has yet to be announced.[29]

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