Non-Stop! Alysha Deslorieux, Taran Killam, Anthony Lee Medina and More Will Join Broadway's HAMILTON This Winter

By: Dec. 14, 2016

Alysha Deslorieux, J. Quinton Johnson, Bryan Terrell Clark, Taran Killam and Anthony Lee Medina will join the Broadway cast of Hamilton in principal roles, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller.

Alysha Deslorieux begins performances in the dual roles of Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds on December 16. Original cast member, Jasmine Cephas Jones played her final performance on December 8. Alysha is an original cast member who was previously the standby for Eliza Hamilton, Angelica Schuyler and Peggy Schuyler. Her other Broadway credits include Beautiful - the Carole King Musical (OBC) and Sister Act (Deloris u/s). Off-Broadway and national tour credits include Hamilton and Sister Act (Deloris standby). Regionally she has been seen in FOUND (Denise) and Philadelphia Theatre Company, St. Louis MUNY, Marriott Lincolnshire.

J. Quinton Johnson will make his Broadway debut in the dual role Hercules Mulligan and James Madison on January 6. Original cast member, Okieriete Onaodowan will play his final performance on December 24. Quinton Johnson landed his first major film role in Richard Linklater's ensemble comedy Everybody Wants Some!! while still a student at the University of Texas. This past year he completed work in the upcoming musical re-imagining of the 1987 film Dirty Dancing for ABC and the upcoming AMC series "The Son" with Pierce Brosnan. He is currently working with Linklater once again for Amazon's "Last Flag Flying" with Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell and Laurence Fishburne.

Bryan Terrell Clark will begin performances as George Washington on January 10. Current cast member, Nicholas Christopher will play his final performance on January 8. Bryan was recently seen in the Mark Taper Forum's production of Immediate Family, directed by Phylicia Rashad. Additional theater credits include: Broadway's Motown: The Musical (Grammy nomination), ALLIANCE THEATRE's Sophisticated Ladies, and His Girl Friday at the Guthrie Theater. He also played Corey in Fences at the Pasadena Playhouse opposite Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett. Film: Collateral Beauty. Television: BET's The New Edition Story; USA's "Royal Pains," CBS's "Person of Interest" "Unforgettable" and "The Unit," NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura." Bryan is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama., Instagram @therealbtc

Taran Killam will make his Broadway debut as King George on January 17. Current cast member, Rory O'Malley will play his final performance on January 15. Last summer he costarred in Encores Off Center production of Little Shop of Horrors (Orin Scrivello) with Ellen Greene and Jake Gyllenhaal. Killam was a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" for six years and has been seen in the films The Heat, Brother Nature and 12 Years a Slave. He recently wrapped his feature directorial debut Why We're Killing Gunther, an action comedy that Killam wrote and also stars in with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Anthony Lee Medina will make his Broadway debut as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton in March (date TBD). Current cast member, Jordan Fisher will pay his final performance March 5. His theater credits include Otto in the first national tour of Spring Awakening, Usnavi in In the Heights at Theater Under the Stars and Young Sal in The Public Theater's The Capeman at The Delacorte. Television credits include The CW's "Carrie Diaries," CBS's "Blue Bloods," HBO's "High Maintenance," and Eduardo on the Golden Globe nominated STARZ series "Flesh and Bone."

Javier Muñoz as Alexander Hamilton leads the Broadway Hamilton company that currently includes Brandon Victor Dixon as Aaron Burr; Mandy Gonzalez as Angelica Schuyler; Nicholas Christopher as George Washington; Alysha Deslorieux as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds (beginning December 16); Lexi Lawson as Eliza Hamilton; Michael Luwoye as Mr. Muñoz's alternate; Rory O'Malley as King George III; Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Jordan Fisher as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton; and Seth Stewart as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson.

The Broadway ensemble includes Andrew Chappelle, Hope Easterbrook, Karla Puno Garcia, David Guzman, Gregory Haney, Neil Haskell, Sasha Hollinger, Thayne Jasperson, Elizabeth Judd, Roddy Kennedy, Morgan Marcell, Jevon McFerrin, Eliza Ohman, Antuan Magic Raimone, Gregory Treco, Rickey Tripp, Kamille Upshaw, Tanairi Sade Vazquez, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Nik Walker, Donald Webber, Jr., Zelig Williams, and Syndee Winters.

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, music direction/orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. The musical won eleven 2016 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Score, Book of a Musical, Direction of a Musical, Choreography and Orchestrations. Mr. Miranda received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Hamilton.

HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War, and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now.

The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater.

The Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording - recipient of the 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album and a regular on numerous Billboard top 10 lists - is available everywhere nationwide.

HAMILTON: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter's book about the making of the musical, is on sale and has been a selection on The New York Times Best Seller List.

The Chicago production of Hamilton opened on October 19. A touring production begins a 21-week run in San Francisco in March 2017, followed by a 21-week engagement in Los Angeles. A London production will be mounted, also in 2017.

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