Hamilton Sydney: First Look

Set to open at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre this weekend, the Australian production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s masterpiece hip hop musical Hamilton will be the only showing in the world. Other Hamilton productions, including those on Broadway and the West End, are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here’s a first look at the Australian cast of Hamilton.

Perhaps not surprisingly, Hamilton broke Australian theatre box office records well in advance of its opening. With the hype the past few years from the Broadway production in particular, along with the recent Disney+ screening of the show, the demand for Hamilton tickets in Australia has been little short of overwhelming.

Here’s a look at some of the Australian cast set to play roles in the most anticipated musical in decades.

With Australia well placed in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sydney production of Hamilton will play to 100 per cent capacity.

Here’s a look from a few weeks ago at final rehearsals in Sydney.

And for students of theatre, this clip follows the journey of those in the wardrobe department of Hamilton in Sydney over the past few months, keenly constructing over five hundred costumes and the many wigs needed for a production of this magnitude.

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