MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Filipino actresses Rachelle Ann Go and Christine Allado have been cast in the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton!
Along with Rachelle and Christine are many more West End favorites and newcomers:
On January 27, Lin-Manuel retweeted the initial casting announcement for the show from the official Hamilton West End Twitter account.
Initial casting announced for #HamiltonLDN. Public booking opens noon (GMT) Monday 30 January 2017: https://t.co/PsmWNtx2cq pic.twitter.com/iDFtsKNk9K — Hamilton West End (@HamiltonWestEnd) January 27, 2017
Rachelle is set to play Gigi Van Tranh in the Broadway production of Miss Saigon from March to August. She also played Gigi at West End, as well as Fantine in Les Miserables at West End.
Christine, for her part, is no stranger to working on Lin-Manuel's plays, as she was in the West End production of In The Heights. In April 2016, she shared the stage with Andrea Bocelli, when he serenaded his Manila fans at a concert.
Lin-Manuel's Hamilton will premiere at Victoria Palace Theatre on November 21, with more show dates to follow. – Rappler.com