Initial casting has been announced for the London production of Hamilton.

Rachelle Ann Go (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) will play Eliza Hamilton, Giles Terera (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) will play Aaron Burr, Christine Allado (In The Heights) will play Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, Tarinn Callender will play Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Rachel John (The Bodyguard, Memphis) will play Angelica Schuyler, Jason Pennycooke (Memphis, La Cage Aux Folles) will play Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Cleve September (In The Heights) will play John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, and Obioma Ugoala (Motown the Musical) will play George Washington.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash-hit musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of America, with a score that blends hip-hop, R&B and traditional musical theatre.

Hamilton scored big at the 2016 Tony Awards with 16 Tony nominations, winning 11, including Best Musical, as well as the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Further casting, including the titular role, is yet to be announced. Tickets go on general sale 30 January 2017.

Hamilton opens at the newly refurbished Victoria Palace Theatre in November 2017.