He covered the role of James Reynolds and understudied the roles of King George and Aaron Burr. Posted by. Jin Ha on for Aaron Burr tonight in Chicago. He's awesome! Per NBC News, Ha originally intended on pursuing a career in finance, but he pivoted after acknowledging that acting was his true passion.

According to Jin Ha's website, Ha is a Korean-American actor and a graduate of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts MFA Acting program. 2020 Bustle Digital Group.

If anyone has seen him as Burr, please enlighten me. Contributor.

Burr fatally shot his rival, Alexander Hamilton, during a duel. Jin with the rest of Chicago's HamilAsians aka Ari Asfar and Joseph Morales.

As The Hollywood Reporter's Daniel Fienberg noted, while the show is "dull," Ha's performance makes "a strong case that he's ready for something much better.". Aaron Burr is a character in the musical Hamilton.

Jin Ha. I saw him as king George n I got a pic w him.

Aaron Burr was the third vice president of the United States, serving under President Thomas Jefferson. Close.

Here's everything you need to know about the Love Life star. I can’t pretend that I do.

Unlike the problematic Madam Butterfly, which ends with the Japanese protagonist committing suicide because her white lover abandons her, M. Butterfly is based on a true story of a French diplomat who falls in love with a man masquerading as a female Chinese opera singer. Jin Ha on for Aaron Burr tonight in Chicago. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, I'll try to get into hamilton, one day more, an open all the cages in the zoo kind of stupid. He is one of the main antagonists of the musical and is portrayed by Leslie Odom, Jr. Aaron Burr's first appearance is at the beginning of Act One when he is rapping about Alexander Hamilton's early childhood life.

Read our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to get more information and learn how to set up your preferences. Aaron Burr entered adulthood with a bright future. He then performed as Song Liling in the 2017 Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly. His King George is pretty good. Formerly an ensemble member of Hamilton Chicago. He was amazing!

Wong, who originally played the role, won a Tony for his performance in 1988.) He was really great. I was a little disappointed not to see Brady at first, but I quickly got over it the second Jin Ha began singing. After graduation, Ha hit the theater circuit, notably playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago company of Hamilton in 2017.

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He left HamilChiraq but he still owns my heart. 2 years ago. He got to play Alexander Hamilton on his final show on June 11th. He didn't have a pen so I couldn't get mine signed :anguished: This website saves cookies to your browser in order to improve your online experience and show you personalized content. Just got done seeing him as Burr. Ha has also featured as Hollis Bessemer in Sondheim's Road Show and Annas in Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert. According to his resume, Ha is a skilled tenor singer, and is fluent in Korean and conversational in Mandarin. His high and powerful notes are fantastic. Fun fact: he was the first Korean-American to cover the role of Burr.

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And of course he was recently in Devs, where he played Jamie, a sweet-natured hacker who ends up entangled in ex-girlfriend Lily's grandiose destiny. He's also trained in stage combat, and can play the violin, guitar, and amusingly, the didgeridoo. share. His voice was powerful and incredible and he did a wonderful job showing how contained Aaron Burr can be, but then how angry he could get at the insults. Love Life's Augie is played by Jin Ha, a Broadway performer who you may also recognize as Jamie from FX's mind-bending Devs.

Burr’s lineage meant he was destined for the top of society. It’s fair to say that no Founding Father has attracted more scorn than Aaron Burr, the tragic antagonist of a certain Broadway smash hit. Apart from his Broadway chops, Ha is also deeply invested in advancing social justice, and on his Instagram he's posted support for Planned Parenthood, Trans Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter, and Bernie Sanders' campaign. That would be disrespectful.”. He covered the role of James Reynolds and understudied the roles of King George and Aaron Burr. He had a featured role in the recent TV production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Despite leaving Hamilton, he has found a bright new future for himself and will portray Song Liling on Broadway in the new revival of M. Butterfly. Sam Boyd's anthology rom-com series Love Life is one of several original series debuting on HBO Max, and Season 1 centers on the many loves of Anna Kendrick's Darby. He was also the understudy for King George. He's also an activist. He acknowledged his own limitations in playing Song, but explained to NBC News that he hoped his performance would open up new discussions around identity. wheeeee. Archived. Darby's first major (and thus, doomed) relationship is with Augie Jeong, a witty reporter she meets at karaoke.

“It’s important for me to understand as a cisgender heterosexual man what it means to be in this role," Ha said. Here are Jin's thoughts on diversity and whitewashing for Asian American Millenials Unite.

According to Jin Ha's website, ... Ha hit the theater circuit, notably playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago company of Hamilton in 2017. 9 comments. Aaron Burr, born into a prestigious New Jersey family in 1756, was also intellectually gifted, and he graduated from the College of New Jersey (later Princeton) at the age of 17. AHH I WISH I COULD SEE HIM BE UNBURRLIEVABLE, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the hamiltonmusical community, News and discussion about *Hamilton* by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Press J to jump to the feed. It may be a brief role in a show that's gotten lukewarm reviews, but Ha leaves a lasting impression, and it appears his career is on the upswing. I wish I could hear audio of his Burr.

Fun fact: he was the first Korean-American to cover the role of Burr. He was also the understudy for King George. Fittingly, his latest Love Life gig features him playing a Politico reporter during an election year. Aaron Burr, in full Aaron Burr, Jr., (born February 6, 1756, Newark, New Jersey [U.S.]—died September 14, 1836, Port Richmond, New York, U.S.), third vice president of the United States (1801–05), who killed his political rival, Alexander Hamilton, in a duel (1804) and whose turbulent political career ended with his arrest for treason in 1807. I saw him as Hamilton and he signed my playbill! That's pretty cool. Is the first time an asian person has played Burr? He got to play Alexander Hamilton on his final show on June 11th.