Rachelle Ann Go wins best actress in BroadwayWorld UK
International musical theater actress Rachelle Ann Go has been named Best Actress in a New Production of a musical by BroadwayWorld UK.
Go won for her role as Eliza Schuyler in the West End production of Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” announced BroadwayWorld UK on Wednesday.
— BroadwayWorld UK (@BroadwayWorldUK) November 28, 2018
“Thank you everyone!!! thank you @BroadwayWorldUK,” Go wrote in a tweet.
— Rachelle Ann Go (@gorachelleann) November 28, 2018
“Hamilton” also bagged Best New Production of a Musical, Best Actor in a New Production of a musical for Giles Terera on his role as Aaron Burr and Best Supporting Actor in a New Production of a Musical for Jason Pennycooke on his role as Thomas Jefferson.
Go joined the West End production of the acclaimed hip-hop musical in January 2017. She is with another Filipina, Christine Allado who portrays Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in the musical.
“Hamilton,” a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, made its Broadway debut in 2015. /cbb