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    Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Exit ‘Hamilton’ This Summer

    The founding father is leaving the stage. Miranda’s been starring in the hit musical he penned since its debut in January 2015, but he’s announced that his final performance will be July 9. He’ll leave the role to longtime understudy Javier Muñoz, who’ll hit the Richard Rodgers Theatre stage on July 11. Before original cast members depart, the multi-Tony-winning show will be filmed, and Miranda fans needn’t fret: The Manhattan native is promising to make encores, and the show is also adding productions in Chicago and London.

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