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Broadway in Chicago has announced partial casting for the Chicago production of HAMILTON.
Tony Award winner Karen Olivo will play Angelica Schuyler with fellow Broadway veterans Miguel Cervantes as Alexander Hamilton and Alexander Gemignani as King George III.
Other principal roles for HAMILTON in Chicago feature Ari Afsar as Eliza Hamilton; Chris Lee as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Jose Ramos as John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton; Wallace Smith as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, and Samantha Marie Ware as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds.
The role of Aaron Burr, George Washington, and the ensemble casting is still to be announced.
HAMILTON begins September 27th at The PrivateBank Theatre for an open-ended ended run. The excitement has been palpable in Chicago with many experiencing issues with ticket purchasing the day they went on sale. A topic PerformInk reflected on in 10 Things We learned Buying HAMILTON Tickets.