How 'Hamilton' Is Ramping Up to Conquer the World Beyond Broadway

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Lin-Manuel Miranda during the "Hamilton" performance for The 58th Grammy Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on Feb. 15, 2016 in New York City.  

Hamilton is still nonstop! Even minus Lin-Manuel Miranda, who left back in July, the multiple-Tony-winning show is expanding far beyond Broadway this fall. Take a look at Billboard's timeline detailing the musical juggernaut's trajectory. 

Sept. 6  

In the Heights vet Mandy Gonzalez joins the New York cast as Angelica, rounding out the foursome of new leads (including Javier Muñoz’s Hamilton and Brandon Victor Dixon’s Burr).

Sept. 27 

Hamilton’s Chicago run begins at the PrivateBank Theatre. Miguel Cervantes and Joshua Henry play Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively; Tony winner Karen Olivo is Angelica Schuyler.

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Oct. 21 

PBS airs Hamilton’s America, a doc exploring the making of the musical and the ways in which its story intersects with history; Lin-Manuel Miranda’s college pal Alex Horwitz directs.

Sometime This Fall 

Atlantic Records releases the Hamilton mixtape, a set of remixes, covers and songs inspired by the show. The lineup reportedly includes Busta RhymesAlicia Keys and Usher.

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Nov. 29 

The Hamilton-inspired episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History airs, with Alia Shawkat as Hamilton and Aubrey Plaza as Burr; a super-sloshed Miranda narrates.

Beyond 2016

In March 2017, Hamilton’s national tour kicks off at San Francisco’s SHN Orpheum Theatre; in August, the show heads to Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre; and in October, Hamilton opens at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre. The U.S. tour continues in 2018 in Washington, D.C.; 15 other cities have yet to announce dates.

This article originally appeared in the Sept. 3 issue of Billboard.


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