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Jarrod Spector joins ‘Hamilton’ as King George

The Tony-nominated actor begins performances on Sept. 12 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Jarrod Spector (Photo: Jenny Anderson)

Jarrod Spector is the newest cast member of “Hamilton.” The Tony Award-nominated actor steps into the role of King George in the Tony-winning musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Sept. 12. Spector takes over for another Tony nominee, Euan Morton, who played his final performance on Sept. 10.

Spector earned a Tony nomination for his featured turn as Barry Mann in “Beautiful — The Carole King Musical.” His other Broadway credits include “The Cher Show,” “Jersey Boys” and “Les Misérables.”

Casting for “Hamilton” is by the Telsey Office, Bethany Knox, CSA.

Based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton, the musical “Hamilton” retells the story of America’s Founding Fathers with a Tony-winning book and score by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The musical features Tony-winning direction by Thomas Kail, Tony-winning choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, Tony-winning orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Tony-nominated scenic design by David Korins, Tony-winning costume design by Paul Tazewell, Tony-winning lighting design by Howell Binkley, Tony-winning sound design by Nevin Steinberg and hair/wig design by Charles G. LaPointe. General management is by Baseline Theatrical.

In addition to winning the 2016 Tony Award for Best Musical, “Hamilton” was honored with the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

“Hamilton” is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater.