Brandon Victor Dixon [email protected], the next A. Burr in #HamiltonBway, has a special message for you. #WaitForIt pic.twitter.com/EQoFHAQz8M— Hamilton (@HamiltonMusical) August 18, 2016 Brandon Victor Dixon(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser) Related Shows from $149.00 Hamilton View Comments Star Files We have the (previously announced) new Aaron Burr’s start date! Two-time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will make his debut in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning Hamilton on Broadway on August 23. Burr has been being played by the character’s understudies, Andrew Chappelle, Sydney James Harcourt and Austin Smith, after Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. departed the production on July 9.Dixon was nominated last season for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Shuffle Along, and was previously nominated for the original production of The Color Purple. Additional stage credits include Motown: The Musical on Broadway and The Scottsboro Boys off-Broadway and in the West End, where he received an Olivier nod.Directed by Thomas Kail and featuring a book, music and lyrics by Miranda, Hamilton is inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow and is running at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.The current cast also includes Javier Muñoz as Alexander Hamilton, Lexi Lawson as Eliza Hamilton, Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Rory O’Malley as King George, Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton and Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler. Michael Luwoye is the alternate Hamilton.