‘Hamilton’ announces new lead actor ahead of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s departure


“Hamilton” creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda has given notice that he’ll soon be departing the lead role in the Tony Award-winning musical, and his understudy Javier Munoz will be stepping into his big shoes. For those who haven’t gotten a chance to see the show with the original cast, there will be a recording of a performance before the casting changes take place, but no word on exactly what will be done with the footage. (Run time: 0:40)