Hamilton - London

Lin-Manuel Miranda's inventive musical arrives in London.

Jamael Westman Will Play Titular Role of Hamilton in the West End; Olivier Nom Michael Jibson Set as King George

Jamael Westman Will Play Titular Role of Hamilton in the West End; Olivier Nom Michael Jibson Set as King George
Jamael Westman

About the Show

Let's get this guy in front of a crowd! Jamael Westman will make his West End debut in the titular role in Hamilton in the hit musical's London premiere; Ash Hunter will play the role during certain performances. Olivier Award nominee Michael Jibson will also join the cast as King George. Performances of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony and Pulitzer winner are scheduled to begin at the Victoria Palace Theatre on November 21, 2017.

Westman graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2016. He was last seen at Shakespeare’s Globe in The White Devil. He appeared in Richard Twyman’s production of Torn at the Royal Court Theatre.

On stage, Hunter has appeared in Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National Theatre, Pitcairn and Antony and Cleopatra. Hunter's screen credits include Death in Paradise and The Secret Agent. Jibson received an Olivier nom for his performance in Our House; his other stage credits include Brighton Rock, Oliver!Take Flight, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Canterbury TalesTimon of Athens, A Comedy of Errors, Road Show and Roots. His television credits include Saints and Strangers, Hatfields & McCoys, DCI Banks Burton and Taylor, Thirteenth Tale and The Alienist. On the big screen, he has appeared in Hunter Killer, The Bank Job, Beauty and the Beast, The Lighthouse, Les Misérables, The Fifth Estate and The Riot Club.

Westman, Hunter and Jibson join a cast that already includes Miss Saigon star Rachelle Ann Go as Eliza, Giles Terera as Aaron Burr, Rachel John as Angelica Schuyler, Olivier nominee Jason Pennycooke as the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, newcomer Tarinn Callender as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Obioma Ugoala as George Washington, Cleve September as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, and Christine Allado as Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds.

The cast is rounded out by Jade Albertsen, Curtis Angus, Jonathan Bishop, Courtney-Mae Briggs, Jack Butterworth, Jon-Scott Clark, Kelly Downing, Leslie Garcia Bowman, Lia Given, Greg Haney, Leah Hill, Barney Hudson, Waylon Jacobs, Miriam-Teak Lee, Phoebe Liberty, Alexzandra Sarmiento, Marsha Songcome, Christopher Tendai and Lindsey Tierney. Full casting will be announced at a later date.