Phillipa Soo Sets the Date for Her Final HAMILTON Performance
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the recently Tony-nominated Phillipa Soo has set the date for her final Hamilton performance. She will reportedly leave the show after July 9th, the day that many of the current company members' contracts expire. Earlier this month, THR also reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda will leave the show that day.
HAMILTON'S press agent did not confirm Soo's departure, and her representatives could not be reached.
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Phillipa Soo plays Eliza Hamilton in the ground-breaking new musical, up for 16 Tony awards tonight. Her Off-Broadway credits include Hamilton at the Public Theater (Drama Desk Award for Best Musical); Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (Ars Nova, Kazino, world premiere). Regional credits include: A Little Night Music (Berkshire Theatre Group), School for Wives (Two River Theater). Film/TV: "Dangerous Liasons" (pilot), "Smash" (NBC). Training: Juilliard Drama Division (Group 41). It has been announced that Soo has landed a voice role in the upcoming animated film Moana.
The cast of Hamilton is comprised of Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton), Daveed Diggs(Marquis De Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson), Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler),Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Rory O'Malley (King George), Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Schuyler, Maria Reynolds), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton alternate), Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan, James Madison), Leslie Odom, Jr. (Aaron Burr), Anthony Ramos (John Laurens, Philip Hamilton) and Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton).
HAMILTON is the acclaimed new musical about the scrappy young immigrant Alexander Hamilton, the $10 Founding Father who forever changed America with his revolutionary ideas and actions. During his life cut too short, he served as George Washington's chief aide, was the first Treasury Secretary, a loving husband and father, despised by his fellow Founding Fathers and shot to death by Aaron Burr in their legendary duel.