Alex Sawyer Leads London Hamilton Beginning June 17; Nathania Ong, Thomas Vernal, More Also Join Cast | Playbill

London News Alex Sawyer Leads London Hamilton Beginning June 17; Nathania Ong, Thomas Vernal, More Also Join Cast

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s long-running West End hit welcomes several new cast members to the Victoria Palace.

Alex Sawyer, Nathania Ong, and Thomas Vernal

The West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton welcomes several new cast members beginning June 17 at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

Alex Sawyer, previously the alternate in the title role, steps into the part of Alexander Hamilton full-time opposite Manaia Glassey-Ohlson as Aaron Burr. Glassey-Ohlson performs the role through August 13 with Jay Perry returning to the production as Burr August 14.

Also joining the company of the international hit musical June 17 are Nathania Ong as Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Vernal as George Washington, Jordan Castle as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, and Jordan Benjamin as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton. (At certain performances, the role of Alexander Hamilton will be played by Adam J. Bernard.)

Joining the ensemble are Richard Appiah-Sarpong, Turrell Barrett-Wallace, Roxanne Couch, Nicola Espallardo, Remi Ferdinand, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Jairus McClanahan, Jamai Robinson, and Paulo Teixeira.

Continuing in the show are Jordan Frazier as Angelica Schuyler, Simbi Akande as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Lemuel Knights as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, and Joel Montague as King George III plus ensemble members Gabriela Acosta, Elizabeth Armstrong, Alishia-Marie Blake, Manaia Glassey-Ohlson, Amie Hibbert, Sam Holden, Barney Hudson, Nicolais-Andre Kerry, Christian Knight, Ella Kora, Aaron Lee Lambert, Stacey McGuire, Kerri Norville, Samuel Sarpong-Broni, and Hassun Sharif.

Based on Ron Chernow's biography, Hamilton features a book, music, and lyrics by Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire.

The musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton also has scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe.

Hamilton, which continues on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre, is produced in London by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman, The Public Theater, and Cameron Mackintosh.

The musical is currently selling tickets in the West End through March 29, 2025.

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