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Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. to Exit 'Hamilton' This Summer

Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. to Exit 'Hamilton' This Summer

Hamilton is losing another one of its stars this summer.

Leslie Odom Jr., who just won a Tony for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the hit Broadway play, will exit the role on July 9, the same day creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving.

“I am indeed leaving on July 9. It has just been the most completely wonderful, totally healing, and inspiring experience from beginning to end,” Leslie said during a Facebook Live chat. “I will never forget the people that I’ve met here. I’ll never forget all of you.”

Lin recently revealed that the original cast will film the production before his exit, but Leslie says he won’t be involved in that.

“As of right now, I am not a part of that film,” Leslie said. “I’ll let you know if anything changes. I would love to be a part of it. There’s a small chance I won’t be, and if I’m not, I’m sure they’ll find somebody great.”

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