Marc delaCruz on his shot as first Fil-Am ‘Hamilton’

  NEW YORK --- "I felt an incredible sense of accomplishment and relief," confides Marc delaCruz, on being asked to portray the lead role of Alexander Hamilton in the hit musical "Hamilton." He's the first Filipino American to play the role.   "I finally knew what it was like to perform the role with a full audience. As our conductor said to me that night, I had successfully landed the plane."   In a Facebook post, he writes, "Thank you for all the messages of support and encouragement I've received over the last few days. I'm truly overwhelmed and humbled. Thank you to the Asian, [Asian Pacific Islander] and Filipino/Fil-Am communities for your words of...

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