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Jamael Westman

 
Bio:
Jamael Westman trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and was immediately cast in Torn at the Royal Court, written by Nathaniel Martello White. Within 6 months, Jamael was also cast as the title lead role in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking show, Hamilton (London) and subsequently ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jamael Westman trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and was immediately cast in Torn at the Royal Court, written by Nathaniel Martello White. Within 6 months, Jamael was also cast as the title lead role in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking show, Hamilton (London) and subsequently ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Production, 2021
Alexander Hamilton
  [US Tour]
Los Angeles Engagement, 2021
Alexander Hamilton [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Chicago, Los Angeles, National Tour Production, 2016
Alexander Hamilton

Photos

Aretha Ayeh and Jamael Westman  Photo

Aretha Ayeh and Jamael Westman

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Date:
03/31/2021
Jamael Westman, Ben Thompson, David Ricardo-Pearce Photo

Jamael Westman, Ben Thompson, David Ricardo-Pearce

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Date:
03/31/2021
Jamael Westman, Ben Thompson, David Ricardo-Pearce Photo

Jamael Westman, Ben Thompson, David Ricardo-Pearce

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Date:
03/31/2021
Michael Jibson, Jason Pennycooke, Tarinn Callender, Christine Allado, Obioma Ugoala,  Photo

Michael Jibson, Jason Pennycooke, Tarinn Callender, Christine Allado, Obioma Ugoala, Rachel John, Jamael Westman, Cleve September and Giles Terera

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Date:
11/19/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Production, 2021
Alexander Hamilton

  [US Tour]
Los Angeles Engagement, 2021
Alexander Hamilton [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
Chicago, Los Angeles, National Tour Production, 2016
Alexander Hamilton

Jamael Westman Biography

Jamael Westman trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and was immediately cast in Torn at the Royal Court, written by Nathaniel Martello White. Within 6 months, Jamael was also cast as the title lead role in Lin-Manuel Miranda‚Äôs groundbreaking show, Hamilton (London) and subsequently nominated for Best Actor at the Olivier Awards. Theatre credits include: Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre), The White Devil (Shakespeare‚Äôs Globe), Torn (Royal Court). Film credits include: Animals (Animals Production DAC). Television credits include: ‚Äú4Stories: BBW‚ÄĚ (On The Edge Productions), ‚ÄúMunch‚ÄĚ (Big Talk Productions).

Jamael Westman Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actor In A Musical
Jamael Westman, Hamilton

Jamael Westman News

Full Cast Announced For Almeida Theatre's PATRIOTS
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Joining the previously announced Tom Hollander, Will Keen, Yolanda Kettle and Luke Thallon are Matt Concannon, Stephen Fewell, Ronald Guttman, Aoife Hinds, Sean Kingsley, Paul Kynman, Jessica Temple and Jamael Westman.

HAMILTON Announces March 20 Closing In Los Angeles; Will Re-Open February 9th Photo HAMILTON Announces March 20 Closing In Los Angeles; Will Re-Open February 9th
by BWW Staff - Jan 13, 2022

Producer Jeffrey Seller has announced that the Los Angeles production of HAMILTON will conclude its more than 6-month engagement at Hollywood Pantages Theatre on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Performances began on Tuesday, August 17, 2021; this was the second HAMILTON production in the world to reopen after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, select performances of the Los Angeles production were cancelled upon discovery of COVID-19 breakthrough cases backstage.

VIDEO: AMC+ Shares ANNE BOLEYN Sneak Peek Photo VIDEO: AMC+ Shares ANNE BOLEYN Sneak Peek
by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2021

AMC+ has unveiled a sneak peek clip from the premiere episode of the three-part original series Anne Boleyn. Starring acclaimed actress Jodie Turner-Smith as the titular character, Anne Boleyn is a retelling of the legendary Queen‚Äôs story from a different perspective ‚Äď hers. Watch the new clip now!

VIDEO: Jodie Turner-Smith Stars in ANNE BOLEYN Trailer Photo VIDEO: Jodie Turner-Smith Stars in ANNE BOLEYN Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2021

The ensemble cast of Anne Boleyn also includes Emmy¬ģ and BAFTA¬ģ Award nominated Paapa Essiedu as Anne‚Äôs brother and Tudor nobleman George Boleyn, Mark Stanley as Henry VIII, one of the most famous Kings in British history, and Lola Petticrew as Anne‚Äôs love rival, Jane Seymour. Watch the trailer for the new three-part series now!

AMC+ Acquires ANNE BOLEYN Starring Jodie-Turner Smith Photo AMC+ Acquires ANNE BOLEYN Starring Jodie-Turner Smith
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2021

The drama explores the final months of Anne Boleyn’s life from the eponymous Queen’s perspective, as she struggles to secure a future for her daughter and to challenge the powerful patriarchy closing in around her.

BWW Interview: Joanna A. Jones Confidently Settling Into Her HAMILTON Home Photo BWW Interview: Joanna A. Jones Confidently Settling Into Her HAMILTON Home
by Gil Kaan - Oct 8, 2021

The Los Angeles stop of the national tour of HAMILTON has already landed at the Pantages Theater mesmerizing audiences with their mastery of speeding-singing raps and intricate precision choreography. Joanna A. Jones stars as Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, the wife of Alexander Hamilton. Had the chance to talk with Joanna about her HAMILTON history and the various other shows she’s graced the stage on.

Dame Judi Dench and Jamael Westman Announced as New Patrons of Polka Theatre Photo Dame Judi Dench and Jamael Westman Announced as New Patrons of Polka Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

Multi award-winning stage and screen icon Dame Judi Dench will join Polka Theatre as a new patron alongside theatrical talent Jamael Westman, who currently plays Alexander Hamilton in LA, having originated the role of in London's West End.

Cast and Creative Announced For ALADDIN Panto at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Photo Cast and Creative Announced For ALADDIN Panto at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Qasim Mahmood plays Aladdin in this magical new adaptation by award-winning comedian, actor and composer Vikki Stone who returns to write her debut pantomime for the Lyric following critically acclaimed appearances as Abanazar in Aladdin in 2016 and Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk in 2017.

BWW Interview: HAMILTON's Jamael Westman ‚Ä" Giving His Best Shot On Two Continents Photo BWW Interview: HAMILTON's Jamael Westman ‚Ä" Giving His Best Shot On Two Continents
by Gil Kaan - Sep 3, 2021

The highly anticipated, much delayed Los Angeles production of HAMILTON has finally opened to full houses of enthusiastic and appreciative audiences. London transplant Jamael Westman heads this cast currently at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre reprising his Olivier Award-nominated role of the titular Alexander Hamilton. Had the chance to chat with Jamael (pronounced ‚ÄėJa-mel‚Äô) a few hours before he headed to the Pantages for his Wednesday evening performance.

BWW Review: HAMILTON Is a Handsome Production That Is Undermined by a Lack of Cast Ch Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON Is a Handsome Production That Is Undermined by a Lack of Cast Chemistry
by Harker Jones - Sep 1, 2021

The costumes are exquisite, the score is as fresh as it was when it first premiered, and the lighting and sound are phenomenal, but there is a muted quality to the production.

Jamael Westman Videos

VIDEO: The West End Company of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton' at the Royal Va VideoVIDEO: The West End Company of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton' at the Royal Variety Performance
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

The West End cast of Hamilton performed yesterday at the Royal Variety Performance. Check out the cast's full performance of Alexander Hamilton below!

VIDEO: A Message From The King! HAMILTON's King George III Announces the 2019 Olivier VideoVIDEO: A Message From The King! HAMILTON's King George III Announces the 2019 Olivier Awards
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2018

A message from the king! West End Hamilton's King George III, Michael Jibson, made a video in character, announcing details for the 2019 Olivier Awards.

Ally Ava Brown and Jon Robyns to Join the Cast of West End HAMILTON VideoAlly Ava Brown and Jon Robyns to Join the Cast of West End HAMILTON
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2018

This evening, Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has revealed the latest revolutionaries to join the company of Hamilton West End.

VIDEO: Noma Dumezweni, Kim Cattrall, Lena Headey, & More Perform Shakespeare's THE ST VideoVIDEO: Noma Dumezweni, Kim Cattrall, Lena Headey, & More Perform Shakespeare's THE STRANGERS' CASE Speech For World Refugee Day
by Macon Prickett - Jun 20, 2018

The International Rescue Committee and Shakespeare's Globe have released a new short film to mark World Refugee Day. A unique performance of Shakespeare's speech 'The Strangers' Case' from The Book of Sir Thomas More, the film features refugees from Syria, Sierra Leone and South Sudan alongside renowned actors including Kim Cattrall, Lena Headey, Noma Dumezweni and Jamael Westman in an expression of unity with all those who have fled conflict overseas.

VIDEO: Watch the West End Cast of HAMILTON Perform on the Olivier Awards VideoVIDEO: Watch the West End Cast of HAMILTON Perform on the Olivier Awards
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2018

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard were held in the majestic Royal Albert Hall on the 8 April 2018, celebrating the best of British theatre. Opening the show was the cast of Hamilton, which won seven awards tonight. Check out the performance below!

VIDEO: Get a Look Behind the Scenes of HAMILTON London's Epic #Ham4Ham Mashup VideoVIDEO: Get a Look Behind the Scenes of HAMILTON London's Epic #Ham4Ham Mashup
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda recently joined the West End cast of Hamilton for a special digital #Ham4Ham video in honor of tonight's opening. Now, the cast and crew have released a special behind the scenes video, showing the making of this epic #Ham4Ham mashup. Check out the behind the scenes video here!

BWW TV: Get a First Look at the London Cast of HAMILTON Performing 'My Shot' VideoBWW TV: Get a First Look at the London Cast of HAMILTON Performing 'My Shot'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2017

HAMILTON officially opened the newly rebuilt and restored Victoria Palace Theatre on 21 December 2017 (with previews from 6 December 2017). Check out a clip of the cast performing 'My Shot' here!

VIDEO: HAMILTON Designer David Korins Shares Inside Look at West End Production VideoVIDEO: HAMILTON Designer David Korins Shares Inside Look at West End Production
by Julie Musbach - Dec 21, 2017

HAMILTON set designer David Korins is giving fans an inside look at the design process for the West End transfer of one of Broadway's biggest smash hits. Watch his Instagram video below to check out the set building process from sketches to the finished product

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the HAMILTON London Cast for #Ham4Ham Mashup in Honor VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the HAMILTON London Cast for #Ham4Ham Mashup in Honor of Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda joined the West End cast of Hamilton for a special digital #Ham4Ham video in honor of tonight's opening. Lin and the cast mashed up their favorite songs by UK artists with some of the songs from Hamilton and the result was epic. Check out the video here!

STAGE TUBE: Inside 'The Room Where It Happens' - Hamilton West End's First Day of Reh VideoSTAGE TUBE: Inside 'The Room Where It Happens' - Hamilton West End's First Day of Rehearsals!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2017

Hamilton West End has tweeted a new video from the company's first day of rehearsal. The video features the cast and crew discussing their excitement, complete with footage from inside the rehearsal room.


Jamael Westman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jamael Westman been in?
Jamael Westman has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Jamael Westman been in?
Jamael Westman has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Jamael Westman's first West End show?
Jamael Westman's first West End show was Hamilton which opened in 2021

What awards has Jamael Westman been nominated for?
Best Actor In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton .