One thing to rejoice! Broadway’s hit musical Hamilton is headed to Puerto Rico.
The Tony Award-winning present will head to the island in early 2019 for a three-week run the place the Hamilton creator and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, will reprise his main position of Alexander Hamilton.
Based on Playbill, Miranda, and producer Jeffrey Vendor made the announcement on the Teatro stage on the College of Puerto Rico in San Juan on Wednesday, November Eight. The theater, which suffered harm throughout Hurricane Maria, will endure restorations previous to housing the musical from January Eight-27, 2019.
“Once I final visited the island, a couple of weeks earlier than Hurricane Maria, I had made a dedication to not solely deliver the present to Puerto Rico but additionally return once more to the title position,” Miranda stated in an announcement. “Within the aftermath of Maria, we determined to expedite the announcement of the venture to ship a daring message that Puerto Rico will get well and be again in enterprise, stronger than ever.”
Miranda, whose dad and mom have been each born in Puerto Rico, has performed a significant half in fundraising after the island suffered horrific harm in September from Hurricane Maria.
Hamilton took house 11 Tony Awards in June 2016, and Miranda earned a MacArthur Basis “genius” grant for his work in fusing politics and Broadway. The present initially debuted Off-Broadway on the Public Theater in February 2015, then was transferred to Broadway in August 2015.
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