Lin-Manuel Miranda takes final bow as 'Hamilton'

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Sunday, July 10, 2016
Actors Leslie Odom Jr., left, Phillipa Soo, and Christopher Jackson take a bow with actor and "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda during his final performance curtain call at the Richard Rogers Theatre on Saturday, July 9, 2016, in New York.
Actor and "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda during his final performance curtain call at the Richard Rogers Theatre on Saturday, July 9, 2016, in New York.
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NEW YORK -- The star and creator of the Broadway smash "Hamilton" Lin-Manuel Miranda ended his run as founding father Alexander Hamilton Saturday night.

The hip-hop musical about the first treasury secretary has become a hit with audiences since opening last summer.

"Hamilton" won 11 awards at this year's Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy.

John Kerry, Jennifer Lopez, Spike Lee, and Rosie O'Donnell attended Saturday night's performance.

The final curtain call was livestreamed on Facebook.

"Hamilton" comes to Chicago in September.