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Rachelle Ann Go celebrates first day of ‘Hamilton’ rehearsals

/ 04:11 PM October 04, 2017
Rachelle Ann Go

Rachelle Ann Go is not throwing away her shot in “Hamilton.”  Image: Instagram/@hamiltonwestend

Rachelle Ann Go commemorated her first day at the West End production of “Hamilton” with an Instagram post.

The theater actress shared a photo of the musical’s vocal score book and captioned it, “Vocal chords where you at? We did all the big songs today…non-stop!”

First day of rehearsal—DONE✔️ Vocal chords where you at?🤦🏻‍♀️🤣 We did all the big songs today…non-stop! 😬👏🏼🙌🏽 @hamiltonwestend #elizaschuyler #hamilton

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A post shared by Rachelle Ann Go (@gorachelleann) on

“Hamilton” is a hit Broadway and Tony Award-winning musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

With music and story by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the play has been groundbreaking for its use of hip-hop and rap and casting of non-white actors.

Go will play Eliza Schuyler, Hamilton’s wife. In the London production, 25-year-old Jamael Westman plays the lead role.

Another Filipino, Christine Allado, stars as another Schuyler sister, Peggy. She will also play Maria Reynolds, a mistress of Hamilton.

Angelica, Eliza… And Peggy! #theschuylersisters #hamiltonmusical #hamiltonwestend

A post shared by Christine Allado (@christineallado) on

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Go gained fame when she won “Search for a Star” in 2004. She has since charted a career as a singer in local and international concerts.

Her theater career spans major roles in West End’s “Miss Saigon” and “Les Miserables.”

Allado has a powerful opera voice, guesting in Andrea Bocelli’s Cinema World Tour. She starred in the West End production of Miranda’s other musical, “In the Heights.” /ra

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