They will be In The Room Where It Happens

Initial casting has been announced for the London version of Hamilton, which opens at the Victoria Apollo in November.

They are all actors who have previous West End experience.

Rachelle Ann Go (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) will play Eliza Schuyler, Giles Terera (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) will play Aaron Burr and Rachel John (The Bodyguard, Memphis) will play Angelica Schuyler.

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Giles Terera, Rachelle Ann Go, Rachel John and Obioma Ugoala

Obioma Ugoala (Motown, The Physicists) will play George Washington, Christine Allado (In the Heights, Sweet Charity) will play Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds and Jason Pennycooke (Memphis, Kiss Me Kate) will play Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson.

Cleve September (In the Heights, Annie Get Your Gun) has been cast as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton and Tarinn Callender will play Mulligan/Madison.

However, the key roles of King George and Alexander Hamilton have not been announced yet.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi award-winning musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of America, with a score that blends hip-hop, R&B and traditional musical theatre.

The Broadway production of the show has won 11 Tony Awards.

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