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Hit broadway musical Hamilton comes to Manila to launch its Asian premiere this September 2023, and Filipino broadway fans couldn’t be more excited!
The highly-anticipated musical "Hamilton" is finally making its way to the Philippines and will be premiered at The Theatre at Solaire. The theatre musical will be produced by Michael Cassel, with a musical score by Lin Manuel Miranda, who is also the writer of the book and its songs.
Hamilton will be produced by GMG Productions, and the musical’s international tour kicks off this May in Auckland, New Zealand.
Hamilton has captured the hearts of theater enthusiasts worldwide with its gripping story of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's founding fathers.
The musical has become a cultural phenomenon, earning critical acclaim and several accolades, including awards from Tony, Grammy, Olivier and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Hamilton's impact on theater culture is undeniable, with its unique blend of hip-hop, rap, and traditional Broadway music, making it one of the most talked-about musicals of this time.
The announcement of Hamilton's arrival in the Philippines has sparked excitement among fans of the musical, with many eagerly anticipating the opportunity to watch the show live. Fans can expect an outstanding performance from a talented group of actors and performers from all over the world.
"I'm so excited to officially announce that Hamilton will be making its Asian premiere in the Philippines!"  Miranda happily said. Miranda added that they have also been working with Filipino members and they are more than happy to bring the show to the Philippines.
Michael Cassel, Hamilton’s international tour producer, shares that it’s an absolute joy for everyone participating in the musical to be able to bring it to Asia for the first time. The multi-awarded musical is in its most innovative, original, and transformative best, according to Cassel.
The musical features a diverse cast, with actors of different ethnicities portraying historical figures of the play, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Aaron Burr.
The Philippines has a rich history, and the arrival of Hamilton provides a unique opportunity to showcase this to the world. The musical's themes of resilience, perseverance, and unity will undoubtedly resonate with the Filipino audience, who have a long history of overcoming adversity and working together for the betterment of the society. The musical's success has brought attention to the importance of diversity in the arts and the need for more representation in theater.
Hamilton's arrival in the Philippines in 2023 is a reflection of the impact that broadway musical has had to the Filipino people. Just like Hamilton, the powerful storytelling and diverse cast of theatre plays and broadway musicals have inspired audiences locally and globally, and the Filipino audience is on top of the list. The musical's much-anticipated staging here in the Philippines is a milestone for theater culture in the country, and fans are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to witness the show's groundbreaking performance. Hamilton has already made history, and its arrival in the Philippines is yet another breakthrough that will surely bring fans to the edge of their seats!