Rachelle Ann Go joins London cast of hit musical Hamilton

IMAGE From Twitter account of Baz Bambigoye

Rachelle Ann Go is cast as Eliza Schuyler, the wife of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.



Rachelle Ann Go will star in the West End production of the hit musical Hamilton.   

The Filipina actress is cast as Eliza Schuyler, the wife of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

The musical Hamilton is about the American statesman who became George Washington's right-hand man.

Rehearsals for Hamilton will begin in September, based on a tweet by Daily Mail writer Baz Bambigoye.

Rachelle Ann was previously part of two West End productions: as Gigi in Miss Saigon (2014) and as Fantine in Les Miserables (2015).

The Pinay thespian will reprise her character Gigi on her Broadway debut this March 2017.

            Revolution:@gorachelleann cast as Eliza in @HamiltonWestEnd . Rehearsals start 
            inSeptember. pic.twitter.com/2tDaM8oK1t

            — Baz Bamigboye (@BazBam) January 26, 2017


Another Filipina, Christine Allado, will also be part of this London musical. 

Christine has dual roles: as Peggy Schuyler (the youngest sister of Rachelle Ann's character) and as Hamilton's lover Maria Reynolds.  

Lea Salonga congratulated both Rachelle Ann and Christine for earning plum roles in Hamilton.




Broadway.com desscribes the plot of the musical as follows: "Hamilton is the story of the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on the new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington's right-hand man, rebel to war hero, a loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal, to the Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy. George Washington, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton's lifelong friend/foil Aaron Burr all make their mark in this astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind."



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