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Meet your Aaron Burr, sir: Casting announced for national tour of 'Hamilton'

Meet your Aaron Burr, sir: Casting announced for national tour of 'Hamilton'

The national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical “Hamilton” revealed its cast Thursday: Two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will play Aaron Burr, Michael Luwoye will be Alexander Hamilton and former “Book of Mormon” star Rory O’Malley will assume the role of King George III, producer Jeffrey Seller said in the announcement.

Henry, who is performing in the Chicago production of “Hamilton,” made his Broadway debut in Miranda’s “In the Heights.” His Tony nominations came for “Violet” and the “The Scottsboro Boys,” and more recently he created the role of Noble Sissle in...

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