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VIDEO: HAMILTON's New #Ham4Ham Host Rory O'Malley Mashes Up With Aaron Tveit in 360º

In a special 360º video, HAMILTON's soon-to-be-departing author/star Lin-Manuel Miranda announced to this afternoon's crowd gathered for the musical's #Ham4Ham lottery that the show's current King George, Rory O'Malley, will be taking over as host of the entertainment that comes with every drawing.

O'Malley sang a bit of the number that first gained him major Broadway attention, THE BOOK OF MORMON's "Turn It Off." He was then joined by Broadway's Aaron Tveit who belted out "I'm Alive" from his breakout show, NEXT TO NORMAL.

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander 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, as told by America now.

HAMILTON's creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award Winning Best Musical In The Heights.

HAMILTON features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA.

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

The Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere nationwide. The Hamilton recording received a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album.



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