Collegian News: Kirrah Amosa (Class of 2011)

Kirrah Amosa, Class of 2011, selected for the Australian cast of "Hamilton"

Kirrah Amosa, Class of 2011, selected for the Australian cast of "Hamilton"

Last week, the Australian cast of Hamilton the Musical was announced and included Collegian, Kirrah Amosa (Class of 2011). Congratulations, Kirrah, on this great achievement.

The cast of the production was hand-picked by Lin-Manual Miranda the American songwriter, actor, singer, rapper, producer, and playwright who created and starred in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton.

Hamilton received critical acclaim when it premiered Off-Broadway on 17 February 2015, where the show was sold out for several months. The musical won eight Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical. In 2016 at the Tony Awards, Hamilton received a record-breaking 16 nominations and won 11 awards, including Best Musical. It received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

The show starts in March 2021 at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre.

Read the full story on the Collegians' website.

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