Segerstrom Center: HAMILTON May 8–27, 2018

Disclosure – Attending as media. All opinions are my own. 

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are pleased to bring HAMILTON to Orange County audiences for the first time May 8 – 27, 2018 in Segerstrom Hall! With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacomoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. We have seen the show and it is amazing! Where studying history can be a bit boring at times, watching it performed live on stage while they sing, rap, and dance through the performances, you can’t help but stay tuned in. Everything from the costumes, the use of the stage, the flow of the transitions, and to the upbeat music, it has been creatively and well planned out. It is how theater should be enjoyed in modern times. We loved the singing, the performers, and this musical! Well done!

Storyline

“HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.”

HAMILTON - HAMILTON National Tour Company - Credit Joan Marcus, 2018
HAMILTON National Tour Company – Credit Joan Marcus, 2018

The HAMILTON creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award® Winning Best Musical IN THE HEIGHTS. HAMILTON features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA. The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater. The HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere nationwide. The HAMILTON recording received a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album. For information on HAMILTON, please visit www.HamiltonMusical.com, or follow them on social media at www.Facebook.com/HamiltonMusical, www.Instagram.com/HamiltonMusical and www.Twitter.com/HamiltonMusical.

HAMILTON - Joseph Morales and Company - HAMILTON National Tour - Credit Joan Marcus, 2018
Joseph Morales and Company – HAMILTON National Tour – Credit Joan Marcus, 2018

HAMILTON

May 8 – 27, 2018

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Hall
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA
www.SCFTA.org

PERFORMANCES:

  • Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sundays at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

NOTE: The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, May 19, 2018 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation.

TICKETS: Tickets range from $80.75 to $200.75 with a select number of $600.75 premium seats available. There will be a lottery for all performances, with details to be announced closer to the engagement.

Sellers notes, “It’s tempting to get tickets any way you can. There are many sites and people who are selling overpriced, and in some cases, fraudulent tickets. For the best seats, the best prices and to eliminate the risk of counterfeit tickets, online purchases for the Costa Mesa engagement should be made through SCFTA.org.”

HAMILTON - Shoba Narayan, Ta'Rea Campbell and Nyla Sostre - HAMILTON National Tour - Credit Joan Marcus, 2018
Shoba Narayan, Ta’Rea Campbell and Nyla Sostre – HAMILTON National Tour – Credit Joan Marcus, 2018
HAMILTON - Elijah Malcomb, Joseph Morales, Kyle Scatliffe, Fergie L. Philippe and Company - HAMILTON National Tour - Credit Joan Marcus, 2018
Elijah Malcomb, Joseph Morales, Kyle Scatliffe, Fergie L. Philippe and Company – HAMILTON National Tour – Credit Joan Marcus, 2018

Joseph Morales and Nik Walker will lead the second national tour of Hamilton as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. Other principal roles in Hamilton will be played by Ta’Rea Campbell as Angelica Schuyler; Marcus Choi as George Washington; Elijah Malcomb as John Laurens/Phillip Schuyler; Shoba Narayan as Eliza Hamilton; Fergie L. Philippe as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Kyle Scatliffe as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Danielle Sostre as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds and Jon Patrick Walker as King George. The second national tour also includes Tia Altinay, Amber Ardolino, Conroe Brooks, Cameron Burke, Evan S. Cochran, Phil Colgan, Desmond Sean Eillington, Hope Endrenyi, Lili Froehlich, Daniel Gaymon, Camden Gonzales, Jennie Harney, Stephen Hernandez, Kristen Hoagland, Abby Jaros, Emily Jenda, Wonza Johnson, King David Jones, Carina-Kay Louchiey, Brandt Martinez, Taeko McCarroll, Tyler McKenzie, Justice Moore, Antuan Magic Raimone, Julian Ramos, Jen Sese, Willie Smith III, and Julius Thomas III.

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