Hamilton West End musical tickets are on sale now!
The infamous Hamilton, a sung-and-rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton with music, lyrics and a book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, has taken the West End's Victoria Palace Theatre by storm! Tickets for Hamilton in London’s West End are available to book now.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning Hamilton
Hamilton tells 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 was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now.
Hamilton has book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is directed by Thomas Kail, with choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire and is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton.
Hamilton is the winner of 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Hamilton is a presidential affair
The hit musical also details the lives of other important figures in American history, including former US presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington as well as Aaron Burr, Angelica Schuyler, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, Gilbert du Motier, Hercules Mulligan, John Laurens, Marquis de Lafayette, Peggy Schuyler, and Philip Hamilton.
Hamilton London cast and creatives
The West End production of Hamilton stars Declan Spaine in the titular role. He is joined by main cast members Ava Brennan as Angelica Schuyler, Dom Hartley-Harris as George Washington, Simbi Akande as Peggy Schuyler / Maria Reynolds, Emile Ruddock as Hercules Mulligan / James Madison, and Lemuel Knights as Marquis De Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson.
The Hamilton cast also features Alex Sawyer as alternate Hamilton, Simon-Anthony Rhoden as Aaron Burr, Shan Ako as Eliza Hamilton, Jake Halsey-Jones as John Laurens / Philip Hamilton, Joel Montague as King George, Nathan Louis-Fernand as George Eacker, Matthew Elliot-Campbell as Philip Schuyler / James Reynolds / Doctor, Barney Hudson as Charles Lee, and Alex Tranter as Samuel Seabury.
Hamilton is directed in the West End by Thomas Kail and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler. The show features orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, lighting design by Howell Binkley, hair and wig design by Charles G. Lapointe, and musical direction by Richard Beadle.
The creative team is completed by associate and supervising choreographer Stephanie Klemons, associate director Stephen Whitson, UK associate set designer David Harris, UK associate lighting designer Warren Letton, UK associate sound designer Paul Gatehouse, synthesizer and drum programmer Randy Cohen, associate synthesizer programmer Taylor Williams, and orchestral manager Andy Barnwell for Musical Coordination Services.
The musical is produced in London’s West End by Cameron Mackintosh, who is also behind The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, and Mary Poppins.
Fun facts about the Hamilton musical
The spectacularly successful hit Broadway musical made its off-Broadway debut at The Public Theatre in February 2015 and quickly sold out. Hamilton later transferred to Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre in August 2015, opening to rave reviews and enthusiastic critical acclaim.
Hamilton on Broadway has won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The off-Broadway production received 14 nominations while the Broadway production has been nominated for an all-time record-setting 16 Tony Awards. The West End transfer of Hamilton is noted for winning seven Olivier Awards in 2018, including the award for Best New Musical.
The Hamilton film
The film was released nearly a year and a half before its intended theatrical release at a time when people around the world were in desperate need of entertainment. The taped Broadway performance was just the ticket for an entertaining night at home.
Hamilton Disney Plus cast stars the show’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda in the titular role. He is joined in the Hamilton movie by fellow co-stars Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Jonathan Groff as King George, Leslie Odom Jr as Aaron Burr, Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton, and Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler.
Avoid those FOMO feelings for Hamilton
This West End triumph is back on its feet and taking its shot. Be among the first to visit the reopened production and book your Hamilton tickets London today!