The producers of HAMILTON today announced that the Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will make its Asian premiere in Manila, for a strictly limited season, at The Theatre at Solaire this September.
HAMILTON made its southern hemisphere premiere in Sydney in March 2021, before touring to Melbourne and Brisbane, and is now set to embark on its first ever international tour, starting in Auckland in May. The production will then travel to Manila to make its highly anticipated Asian premiere with a cast drawn from performers all over the world.
“From the spectacular opening night in Sydney in 2021, through the sensational seasons in Melbourne, Brisbane and, soon, Auckland, audiences have embraced Hamilton with an enthusiasm we could never have imagined,” HAMILTON Producer Jeffrey Seller said.
“Hamilton’s fans from the Philippines have been telling us for years how much they want to see the show, many of them have travelled to see it all over the world. It is a thrill to, finally, be able to bring it to them,” Producer of the international tour of HAMILTON, Michael Cassel said. “Hamilton is musical theatre at its most innovative, original and transformative best. It is an absolute joy to be able to bring it to Asia for the first time and to assemble a cast of the best performers from all over the world to deliver it.”
“We could not be more excited to be hosting Hamilton’s Asian premiere in Manila,” GMG Productions’ CEO Carlos Candal said. “We know we have a passionate Hamilton fan base who is absolutely thrilled that the show is coming later this year. We know Pinoy Hamilfans will not disappoint!”
The Manila engagement is presented at The Theatre at Solaire by GMG Productions with tickets on sale on April 24, only through TicketWorld. A waitlist is now available at www.gmg-productions.com/hamilton and hamiltonmusical.com/international-tour.
HAMILTON premiered on Broadway in August 2015 to wide critical and audience acclaim. The show has won Tony®, Grammy®, and Olivier Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre – a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics and education.
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography.
The HAMILTON creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award-winning Best Musical In the Heights.
Scenic design is 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.
The international tour of HAMILTON is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman, The Public Theater and Michael Cassel. The Manila season is presented by GMG Productions.
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ABOUT MICHAEL CASSEL GROUP
Michael Cassel Group is a leading live entertainment company formed to produce and create the world’s greatest theatrical productions and live entertainment. Productions include the first international tour of the world’s #1 musical, The Lion King, the Australian premieres of the award-winning productions Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and & Juliet, and new productions of Mary Poppins and The Picture of Dorian Gray. Current Broadway, US Touring and West End credits include co-producer of MJ: The Musical, Into The Woods and Pretty Woman.
Previous productions include co-lead producer of Almost Famous and co-producer of Into The Woods on Broadway, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical on the West End and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Les Misérables, Kinky Boots, Singin’ In The Rain and Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Australia. Concert tours and major events include The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Celeste Barber, Not Now, Not Ever: Live on Stage with Julia Gillard, Tina Arena, Darren Criss and Lea Salonga, along with the opening celebration of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 which was televised internationally. In addition to the group’s expanding theatrical interests, the company represents former Australian Prime Minister, The Hon. Julia Gillard AC, journalist and broadcaster Liz Hayes, former Olympian and global sporting administrator Lord Sebastian Coe CH, KBE, Strictly You by Sonia Kruger and Better Homes and Gardens personality Charlie Albone. TixTrack Australasia, a partnership between TixTrack Inc and Michael Cassel Group, provides ticketing for live entertainment and cultural organisations in Australia and New Zealand including the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). Michael Cassel Group is headquartered in Sydney, with offices in New York, Singapore, and Melbourne.
ABOUT GMG PRODUCTIONS
Having strong long term relationships with some of the world’s most acclaimed Producers, GMGP is dedicated to bringing prestigious productions to the region.
For over a decade the GMGP team have been involved in presenting numerous productions in Manila including CATS, RSC’s Matilda, Disney’s The Lion King, Les Misérables, MAMMA MIA!, WICKED, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story to name a few.
In December 2020 GMGP mounted a successful Pantomime season of Cinderella, the first ever panto to come to Christchurch in New Zealand. In 2021 GMGP toured New Zealand with DreamWorks’ Madagascar the Musical.
In 2022 GMG Productions Presented Queen’s hit musical We Will Rock You in Manila and Singapore, Madagascar the Musical on an Australian tour, Beauty in the Beast in New Zealand and most recently, GMGP worked in collaboration with Broadway Asia and Broadway International Group on the highly acclaimed Roger’s and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music