Michael Luwoye: Once a theater outsider, now he's Alexander Hamilton — in L.A., and soon on Broadway
Click. Click. Click. The sound comes from deep inside Michael Luwoye’s mouth. The “Hamilton” star clicks when he’s trying to order his thoughts. It took years before he was unafraid to do it in front of others, before he "felt confidence in my weirdness."
Tony nominee and 'Book of Mormon' alum Rory O’Malley is the fourth actor to play King George III in "Hamilton." Under his rule, the role is a real hoot. The Times goes to coffee with O'Malley and for a walk to the Garry Marshall Theatre, where O'Malley got his start.
If you want to see "Hamilton," expect some major price gouging thanks to scalpers who bought tickets in bulk and are now listing them online at notoriously high prices.
How does "Hamilton" hold up? And how does this cast compare to Broadway? The Times' theater critic assesses the national tour's opening night in L.A.
Director Thomas Kail, choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and music supervisor Alex Lacamoire gather to talk about the humble beginnings of "Hamilton" and why it works for a modern audience.
A crush of celebrities and media descend on the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for the official premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical in Los Angeles.
Before the "Hamilton" opening night, the show's creator and L.A. cast sing a medley of California songs to a frenzied crowd of fans outside the Hollywood Pantages Theatre.
Let the frenzy begin: the joyous fan scene as the "Hamilton" national tour plays its first performance in Hollywood on Friday night.
A contest called #Ham4All challenges contestants to contribute to a good cause while singing their favorite "Hamilton" tune, in hopes of winning tickets to the L.A. opening and a chat with Miranda.
Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater, shares in his own words his memories of "Hamilton's" evolution from a 4-minute pop song to an Off-Broadway sensation and more.
With the first preview performance of "Hamilton" scheduled for Friday night, we stroll Hollywood Boulevard for signs of "Hamilton" frenzy.
He's Lin-Manuel's right-hand man: the 'Hamilton' arranger who hasn't let hearing loss derail the dream
Alex Lacamoire, who won a Tony for arranging the music of "Hamilton," has emerged as a bonafide star not only among theater folk but also to another group: the hearing impaired.
He's your Aaron Burr, sir: 'Hamilton' star Joshua Henry on why kids in the audience bring him to tears
Talk with Joshua Henry long enough about what "Hamilton" means to the actor -- and to other people of color watching a Founding Father played by a black actor -- and the tears start flowing.
When "Hamilton" opened on Broadway, Lampman was part of the ensemble singing and dancing behind a cast of eventual Tony winners. Two years later, she chats about working her way into the spotlight.
Expectations may be impossibly high, just like ticket prices. But in the end, The Times' theater critic says, what matters is the work -- and this work matters.
Finally, it's here. "Hamilton" starts previews at the Hollywood Pantages on Aug. 11 and officially opens Aug. 16, but first: a move from San Francisco that's way more complex than you might think.
The musical's storied rise from a single 4-minute, 20-second song to mixtape to Off-Broadway project to Broadway hit and worldwide sensation. London, you're next.
It was a matter of time before the hit musical yielded a "Young, Scrappy and Hungry" onesie or a "Wait for It" mug. A photographic look at the silly, sly and sought-after merchandise of "Hamilton."
The L.A. Times kicks off coverage with some exclusive photos from inside the room where it happens, the Hollywood Pantages Theatre.
Teachers from a Pacoima middle school camp overnight and are first to score seats for the musical's national tour, but only after a little drama in the ticket line.
The unofficial Broadway musical of Barack Obama’s presidency has arrived in San Francisco, America’s bastion of liberalism, at the dawn of a very different political era.