A picture and video preview of Hamilton which premieres on July 3, 2020 around the world, streaming on Disney+.
The company, which paid a rumoured $75 million for the world-wide streaming rights, is billing the release as “an unforgettable cinematic stage performance that combines the best elements of live theatre, film and streaming.”
The musical with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda features a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway. It is inspired by the book on American founding father “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow.
Filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016, The 11-time-Tony Award®-, GRAMMY Award®-, Olivier Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical stars:
Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler; Jonathan Groff as King George; Christopher Jackson as George Washington; Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds; Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton; Leslie Odom, Jr. as Aaron Burr; Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton; and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton.
HAMILTON streams exclusively on Disney+ from July 3.
Photo Credit: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Nevis Productions LLC