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"My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait. Just you wait!"

The Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton is the cast of 2015 and 2016 who have performed at The Public Theatre in New York City and on Broadway.


Role of Original cast Current cast
Alexander Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda Miguel Cervantes
Aaron Burr Leslie Odom, Jr. Daniel Breaker
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton Phillipa Soo Krystal Joy Brown
Angelica Schuyler Renée Elise Goldsberry Mandy Gonzalez
Thomas Jefferson & Marquis de Lafayette Daveed Diggs James Monroe Iglehart
King George III Jonathan Groff Euan Morton
Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds Jasmine Cephas Jones Aubin Wise
John Laurens/Philip Hamilton Anthony Ramos Daniel Yearwood
Hercules Mulligan/James Madison Okieriete Onaodowan Fergie L. Philippe
George Washington Christopher Jackson Tamar Greene
Samuel Seabury Thayne Jasperson
James Reynolds Sydney James Harcourt Marc delaCruz
Alexander Hamilton alternate Javier Muñoz Jimmie "J.J." Jeter

Notable cast changes (chronological)

  • Andrew Rannells assumed temporarily the role of King George III from Jonathan Groff from October 27 to November 29, 2015.
  • Rory O'Malley took over the role of King George III from Groff on April 11, 2016.
    • Groff returned for one performance during the show's filming.
  • Jon Rua left the show on June 20th, 2016. It was then announced he would return as the Hamilton alternate.
  • Javier Muñoz took over as Alexander Hamilton from Lin-Manuel Miranda on July 11, 2016, previously the role's alternate.
    • Michael Luwoye assumed the role of Hamilton's alternate, and understudied the role of Aaron Burr.
  • Lexi Lawson took over as Elizabeth Schuyler from Phillipa Soo on July 11, 2016.
  • Brandon Victor Dixon assumed the role of Aaron Burr on August 23, 2016.
    • The understudies of the role, Sydney Harcourt and Austin Smith, alternated the role in the six week gap between Leslie Odom, Jr.'s signing off and Dixon's first performance.
  • Daveed Diggs signed off as Marquis de Lafayette on July 15, 2016.
  • Mandy Gonzalez assumed the role of Angelica Schuyler from Renée Elise Goldsberry on September 6, 2016.
  • Nicholas Christopher assumed the role of George Washington from Christopher Jackson on November 15, 2016.
  • Jordan Fisher assumed the role of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton from Anthony Ramos on November 22, 2016.
  • Jasmine Cephas Jones signed off as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds on December 8, 2016. The role was performed by its understudies until taken over by Alysha Deslorieux on December 16, 2016.
  • Okieriete Onaodowan signed off the Broadway company on December 24, 2016. The role of Hercules Mulligan/James Madison was performed by its understudies before J. Quinton Johnson assumed the role on January 6, 2017.
  • Bryan Terrell Clark assumed the role of George Washington from Nicholas Christopher on January 10, 2017.
  • Taran Killam took over as King George III from Rory O'Malley on January 17, 2017.
  • Anthony Lee Medina will assume the role of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton from Jordan Fisher on March 5, 2017.
  • James Monroe Iglehart will assume the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson from Seth Stewart in April 2017, though the exact date is to be announced.
  • Michael Luwoye's final performance as the Alexander Hamilton alternate was on February 14, 2017, as Luwoye exited to lead the National Tour with the main role of Hamilton.
    • Luwoye's replacement as Hamilton on Broadway is Jon Rua.
  • Jevon McFerrin stepped in as Alexander Hamilton on February 23, 2017 while Javier Muñoz took a medical leave for about 3 weeks (26 days). Muñoz returned on March 21, 2017.

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