Julius Thomas III is a NAACP Theatre award Nominated actor from Gary, In. He stars as Alexander Hamilton in the smash hit musical, Hamilton: An American Musical. Watch this video to see Julius in his starring role, originally played by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Julius began his musical theatre career by appearing in the original Broadway cast of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by the legendary Susan Stroman and created by the even more legendary Kander & Ebb. For you fans of musicals, check out the video Julius directed about The Scottsboro Boys experience, featuring his co-stars and Stroman.
With Mark Kopitzke, Julius appeared with the Cape Symphony in February 2022 as one half of the critically acclaimed entertainment team, The Kings of Soul & Swing. Recently, Julius has appeared as the lead of the mega box office hit, Motown: The Musical, as Berry Gordy. TV appearances include Modern Family, Sesame Street, Odd Mom Out, The Capitol Fourth Celebration, and more. His resume boasts four Broadway shows, six Broadway National Tours, and a host of regional theatre appearances.
As a teaching artist, Julius has given lectures, master classes, and private lessons to students of Wichita State University, Indiana University, Cal State Fullerton, Southern Methodist University, and more. A passionate fan of the arts, Julius prides himself on passing on what he’s learned to the performers of today, and tomorrow.
To learn more about Julius, visit his website.
Julius Thomas III joins the Cape Symphony for "Joy4July" on Tuesday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m. at Aselton Park overlooking Hyannis Harbor, a free event as part of the Town of Barnstable’s Fourth of July celebrations. Blending pop, Broadway, patriotic, and Americana music, “Joy4July” is free to the public and no tickets are required.