‘Hamilton’ is Heading to Manila This September

'HAMILTON' makes its Asian premiere in Manila!

It has just been announced that the Tony, Grammy, Olivier, and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical HAMILTON will make its Asian premiere in Manila for a strictly limited season at The Theatre at Solaire this September!

After its southern hemisphere premiere in Sydney in March 2021 and the tour to Melbourne and Brisbane, the beloved musical is now embarking on its first-ever international tour starting in Auckland this May. It will then travel to Manila to make its Asian premiere with a cast drawn from performers from all over the world!

Photo: Hamilton Australia/ Daniel Boud

HAMILTON features a blend of hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway in its score as it tells the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. The production has created a revolutionary moment in theatre while leaving a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. 

With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. 

Scenic design is by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, with hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe. 

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“From the spectacular opening night in Sydney in 2021, through the sensational seasons in Melbourne, Brisbane and, soon, Auckland, audiences have embraced Hamilton with an enthusiasm we could never have imagined,” HAMILTON Producer Jeffrey Seller said. 

“Hamilton’s fans from the Philippines have been telling us for years how much they want to see the show, many of them have traveled to see it all over the world. It is a thrill to, finally, be able to bring it to them,” Producer of the international tour of HAMILTON, Michael Cassel added. “Hamilton is musical theatre at its most innovative, original, and transformative best. It is an absolute joy to be able to bring it to Asia for the first time and to assemble a cast of the best performers from all over the world to deliver it.”  

Photo: Hamilton Australia/ Daniel Boud

“We could not be more excited to be hosting Hamilton’s Asian premiere in Manila,” GMG Productions’ CEO Carlos Candal said. “We know we have a passionate Hamilton fan base who is absolutely thrilled that the show is coming later this year. We know Pinoy Hamilfans will not disappoint!”

Don’t miss HAMILTON in Manila by securing your tickets when they go on sale on April 24, only through TicketWorld. A waitlist is now available at the GMG Productions website and Hamilton Musical website.

The international tour of HAMILTON is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman, The Public Theater and Michael Cassel. The Manila season is presented by GMG Productions. 

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