Saturday night’s performance of Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York marked the final time creator Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared in the title role. Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr) and Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton) are also leaving the cast.
Their last curtain call together was livestreamed on the musical’s Facebook page, showing a wildly cheering crowd as they took their bows. According to Variety, the audience included celebrities as varied as John Kerry, Spike Lee, and Jane Fonda. Miranda didn’t speak but did take a solo bow (to the theme from The West Wing) before the cast left the stage. Shortly afterward, he tweeted, “See you on the marquee.”
Okay see you on the marquee. Now.— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 10, 2016
Javier Muñoz will take over the role of Hamilton as the production continues.