Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit hip-hop musical Hamilton, has spoken of the “frustrating” delay in bringing the show to London.
The opening has been postponed for two weeks due to delays in the recovery of the Victoria Palace Theatre.
That has done thousands of subscribers have now been re-inserted.
Miranda said: “it’s frustrating. I share the frustration of all those who have had to get re-seated.” The first preview will now be on the 6th December.
Previews, was originally due to start on November 21. The official opening night will take place on the 21st of December.
Miranda told the Press Association: “This has been unprecedented renovations, I’m anxious to see.”
The show is one of the greatest Broadway hits for years, winning 11 Tony Awards in 2016. The musical uses hip-hop and rap to tell the story of the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the America of the founding fathers.
Also features an appearance from King George III was on the throne, when America declared independence in 1776.
Miranda said that he was excited to see how the comedy portrait of George III, which he received in the UNITED kingdom.
He said: “King George III, who is the favorite of the public, and with every actor, every rapper. When the Busta Rhymes saw the show, he said ‘I need that dress.'”
He added: “I am very curious to see how the guys react to King George III in the show. That the theater is in the shadow of Buckingham Palace, so I’m very curious to see how it goes.”
The London cast includes a wealth of British talent, including Michael Jibson as George III and Jamael Westman, such as Alexander Hamilton.
Miranda itself is not expected to star in the London version, but will play the title role for a period of three weeks in Puerto Rico in the month of January 2019. He said that he hopes that the run boost tourism on the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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