Euan Morton will join the Broadway cast of Hamilton as King George III on July 28, replacing Brian d’Arcy James. James will play his final performance on July 16.
Tony Award nominee Daniel Breaker (Passing Strange, Shrek) will join the Broadway cast of the musical Hamilton as Aaron Burr starting August 29, and Montego Glover, a Tony nominee for her performance in Memphis, will join the Chicago company of Hamilton in the role of Angelica Schuyler starting in early September. Mr. Breaker has been playing the role of Aaron Burr in Chicago since April 11, 2017. His final performance there will be August 20. Brandon Victor Dixon, Broadway’s current Burr, will play his final performance on August 13. Broadway company member Gregory Treco will replace Breaker in Chicago on September 8. Ms. Glover makes her Hamilton debut in Chicago, replacing Karen Olivo, who takes her final bow as Angelica on August 6.
Wicked will welcome new principals to the cast beginning July 31. Joining the cast are Jackie Burns as Elphaba, Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda, Rondi Reed as Madame Morrible, Ashley Parker Angel as Fiyero, Jye Frasca as Boq, and Kristen Martin as Nessarose.
Cats will welcome four new cast members. Joining the cast are Zachary Downer as Mistoffelees beginning on July 17, Samantha Sturm as Demeter beginning on August 3, and Sarah Marie Jenkins andMackenzie Warren as Jennyanydots and Bombalurina, respectively, on August 7.