TWITTER WATCH: HAMILTON's Ephraim Sykes Photographed In Costume Using 1839 Lens
Saint Petersburg-born Ephraim Sykes has been a steady presence on Broadway since making his debut in THE LITTLE MERMAID. Subsequent appearances include MEMPHIS, NEWSIES and MOTOWN, and Off-Broadway audiences saw him as Benny in the 2011 revival of RENT.
The talented HAMILTON ensemble member also understudies the double role of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison.
As a wartime revolutionary, Ephraim Sykes is the latest subject in HAMILTON's series of portraits taken by photographer Josh Lehrer using his 1839 lens.
Previous subjects for vintage Hamilton portraits include Sydney Harcourt as James Reynolds (click here), Emmy Raver-Lampman as a wartime revolutionary (click here), Morgan Marcell as a wartime revolutionary (click here), Jasmine Cephas Jones as Maria Reynolds (click here) Carleigh Bettiol as a wartime revolutionary (click here), Lin-Manuel Miranda as AlexanderHamilton (click here), Daveed Diggs asThomas Jefferson (click here),Andrew Rannells as King George III (click here), Christopher Jacksonas George Washington (click here), Leslie Odom, Jr. asAaron Burr(click here), Renee Elise Goldsberryas Angelica Schuyler (click here), Anthony Ramos as John Laurens (click here), Okieriete Onaodowanas James Madison (click here), Phillipa Soo as Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (click here) and Javier Munoz as AlexanderHamilton (click here).
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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), Jonathan Groff (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).
From bastard orphan to Washington's right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, Hamilton is an exploration of a political mastermind. George Washington,Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton, and lifelongHamiltonfriend and foe, Aaron Burr, all attend this revolutionary tale of America's fiery past told through the sounds of the ever-changing nation we've become. Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail directs this new musical about taking your shot, speaking your mind, and turning the world upside down.