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West End phenomenon Hamilton has extended its run, confirming a new booking period from 30 March – 25 April 2020. Tickets for the new performances at all prices will go on sale at 12:00 on Monday 11 November 2019.
The extension means the release of thousands more tickets for the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed musical which reopened the renovated Victoria Palace Theatre towards the end of 2017.
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HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and helped shape the very foundations of the America we know today. The score blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway – the story of America then, as told by America now.
The musical has book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and is directed by Thomas Kail.
Hamilton first took to the stage at off-Broadway venue The Public Theater in New York City in 2015. Only half a year later it opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, which also hosted writer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights in 2008. The production continues to run at the New York City venue to this day.
The West End production opened at the very end of 2017 at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre with Jamael Westman in the title role. Westman continues to portray the founding father in the musical.
Watch Jamael Westman open up about his time in the West End phenomenon below:
From off-Broadway to London’s West End, Hamilton celebrates a multitude of award wins, from coveted Tony Awards to a selection of the UK’s prestigious Olivier Awards. The many accolades include Best Musical at the Tonys, Best Musical Theatre Album at the Grammys, and Best New Musical at the Oliviers.
Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda also celebrates a Pulitzer Prize and an Emmy Award among his plethora of distinctions. Having penned In The Heights and Hamilton, he is also responsible for the music in Disney’s Moana. His own acting credits include appearances in Mary Poppins Returns and Speech & Debate on the big screen, as well as stage appearances as Usnavi in In The Heights and as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton.
Tickets for the new Hamilton dates will be available from 12:00 on Monday 11 November 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.