You Could Be the Next Star of Hamilton on Broadway
...or the National Tour.
If you spent the Thanksgiving holiday perfecting your rendition of "Guns and Ships" from Broadway's Hamilton, then those efforts may be about to pay off. Hamilton's official Broadway website recently posted an audition notice for the Broadway as well as upcoming national tours.
You can even audition without actually traveling to New York City. The notice says that interested parties should send an email including a brief video of yourself performing a pop or rock song that shows your vocal range and a brief rap that shows your skill level, in addition to current picture and résumé. Anyone who auditions should be an "extremely skilled rapper, singer and actor."
Directed by Thomas Kail and inspired by Ron Chernow's biography Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton explores the life of the American founding father and first Secretary of the Treasury, as well as his experiences as an orphan of the British West Indies who immigrated to the 13 Colonies and helped shape the United States of America. The show, which had its world premiere at the Public Theater, features a hip-hop score by Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also stars as the title character (Javier Muñoz takes on the role of Alexander Hamilton once a week).
The featured cast also includes Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr), Drama Desk Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler), Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton), Jonathan Groff (King George), Daveed Diggs (Marquis De Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson), Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Anthony Ramos (John Laurens, Phillip Hamilton), Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan, James Madison), and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Shuyler, Maria Reynolds).
The production opened on August 6 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre.
For tickets to Hamilton, click here.