Phillipa Soo

Phillipa Soo (born May 31, 1990) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for originating the role of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton in the Broadway musical Hamilton, An American Musical, a performance for which she was nominated for the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Her additional stage credits include the role of Natasha Rostova, which Soo originated in a number of New York productions of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 in 2012 and 2013, the title role in Amélie, which Soo originated on Broadway in 2017, and on Broadway in The Parisian Woman, which ran from November 2017 to March 2018.

Hamilton's America (2016)

This documentary delves deeper into the creation of the Hamilton musical, revealing Lin-Manuel Miranda's process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton's epic story into ground-breaking musical theater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Horwitz
CAST: 

This documentary delves deeper into the creation of the Hamilton musical, revealing Lin-Manuel Miranda's process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton's epic story into ground-breaking musical theater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Horwitz
CAST: 

Here and Now (2018)

On the eve of a major performance, singer Vivienne receives life-altering news that causes her to reevaluate her priorities. Crisscrossing the busy streets of New York City, she tries to balance her upcoming tour, family, and friends. Through interaction with her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fabien Constant
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Simon Baker  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Common

On the eve of a major performance, singer Vivienne receives life-altering news that causes her to reevaluate her priorities. Crisscrossing the busy streets of New York City, she tries to balance her upcoming tour, family, and friends. Through interaction with her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fabien Constant
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Simon Baker  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Common

The One and Only Ivan (2020)

A gorilla named Ivan who’s living in a suburban shopping mall tries to piece together his past, with the help of other animals, as they hatch a plan to escape from captivity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thea Sharrock
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Bryan Cranston  •  Ariana Greenblatt

A gorilla named Ivan who’s living in a suburban shopping mall tries to piece together his past, with the help of other animals, as they hatch a plan to escape from captivity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thea Sharrock
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Bryan Cranston  •  Ariana Greenblatt

Over the Moon (2020)

In this animated musical, a girl builds a rocket ship and blasts off, hoping to meet a mythical moon goddess.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glen Keane
CAST:  Cathy Ang  •  Kimiko Glenn  •  Robert G. Chiu  •  Phillipa Soo

In this animated musical, a girl builds a rocket ship and blasts off, hoping to meet a mythical moon goddess.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glen Keane
CAST:  Cathy Ang  •  Kimiko Glenn  •  Robert G. Chiu  •  Phillipa Soo

Hamilton (2020)

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kail
CAST:  Lin-Manuel Miranda  •  Leslie Odom Jr.  •  Renée Elise Goldsberry  •  Phillipa Soo

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kail
CAST:  Lin-Manuel Miranda  •  Leslie Odom Jr.  •  Renée Elise Goldsberry  •  Phillipa Soo

On Broadway (2019)

An all-star cast tells the inside story of the Broadway theater, and how it came back from the brink thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion and a sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Legends of the stage and screen—including Helen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oren Jacoby
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Christine Baranski  •  James Corden  •  Alexandra Billings

An all-star cast tells the inside story of the Broadway theater, and how it came back from the brink thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion and a sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Legends of the stage and screen—including Helen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oren Jacoby
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Christine Baranski  •  James Corden  •  Alexandra Billings

The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)

Lucy is a young gallery assistant who collects mementos from her relationships. She discovers that she must let go of her past to move forward, and comes up with a lovely, artistic way to help herself and others who have suffered heartbreak.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Krinsky
CAST:  Geraldine Viswanathan  •  Dacre Montgomery  •  Utkarsh Ambudkar  •  Nikki Duval

Lucy is a young gallery assistant who collects mementos from her relationships. She discovers that she must let go of her past to move forward, and comes up with a lovely, artistic way to help herself and others who have suffered heartbreak.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Krinsky
CAST:  Geraldine Viswanathan  •  Dacre Montgomery  •  Utkarsh Ambudkar  •  Nikki Duval

tick, tick... BOOM! (2021)

CharmingMusicalCaptivating

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer, navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lin-Manuel Miranda
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Alexandra Shipp  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Robin de Jesús

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer, navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lin-Manuel Miranda
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Alexandra Shipp  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Robin de Jesús

Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You (2020)

An intimate discussion about the groundbreaking musical that has become a global phenomenon featuring Hamilton's creator, its director, and cast members of the original Broadway production. A Harvard Historian also shares insight on the historical relevance and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kail
CAST:  Robin Roberts  •  Lin-Manuel Miranda  •  Thomas Kail  •  Christopher Jackson

An intimate discussion about the groundbreaking musical that has become a global phenomenon featuring Hamilton's creator, its director, and cast members of the original Broadway production. A Harvard Historian also shares insight on the historical relevance and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kail
CAST:  Robin Roberts  •  Lin-Manuel Miranda  •  Thomas Kail  •  Christopher Jackson

The Undefeated Presents: Hamilton In-Depth (2020)

Hamilton In-Depth is a roundtable discussion with Tony winners Lin-Manuel Miranda, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, Jasmine Cephas Jones and director Thomas Kail. Hosted by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kail
CAST:  Lin-Manuel Miranda  •  Renée Elise Goldsberry  •  Leslie Odom Jr.  •  Daveed Diggs

Hamilton In-Depth is a roundtable discussion with Tony winners Lin-Manuel Miranda, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, Jasmine Cephas Jones and director Thomas Kail. Hosted by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kail
CAST:  Lin-Manuel Miranda  •  Renée Elise Goldsberry  •  Leslie Odom Jr.  •  Daveed Diggs

The 8th Year of the Emergency (2019)

Lil is eight years into her struggle with Alzheimer's and sometimes she can't find the right words. But, a visit from her family inspires a moment of ecstatic clarity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maureen Towey
CAST:  Phillipa Soo  •  Mary Beth Peil  •  Jeffrey DeMunn  •  Linda Emond

Lil is eight years into her struggle with Alzheimer's and sometimes she can't find the right words. But, a visit from her family inspires a moment of ecstatic clarity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maureen Towey
CAST:  Phillipa Soo  •  Mary Beth Peil  •  Jeffrey DeMunn  •  Linda Emond

One True Loves (2023)

Emma and Jesse are living the perfect life together, until Jesse disappears in a tragic helicopter crash on their first wedding anniversary. Four years later, Emma has found happiness again and is about to marry her best friend when Jesse resurfaces, turning her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Fickman
CAST:  Phillipa Soo  •  Simu Liu  •  Luke Bracey  •  Michaela Conlin

Emma and Jesse are living the perfect life together, until Jesse disappears in a tragic helicopter crash on their first wedding anniversary. Four years later, Emma has found happiness again and is about to marry her best friend when Jesse resurfaces, turning her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Fickman
CAST:  Phillipa Soo  •  Simu Liu  •  Luke Bracey  •  Michaela Conlin

Blue's Big City Adventure (2022)

When Josh gets the opportunity of a lifetime to audition for Rainbow Puppy’s Broadway musical, Josh and Blue skidoo to NYC for the very first time where they meet new friends and discover the magic of music, dance, and following one’s dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Stawski
CAST:  Steve Burns  •  Donovan Patton  •  Joshua Dela Cruz  •  Traci Paige Johnson

When Josh gets the opportunity of a lifetime to audition for Rainbow Puppy’s Broadway musical, Josh and Blue skidoo to NYC for the very first time where they meet new friends and discover the magic of music, dance, and following one’s dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Stawski
CAST:  Steve Burns  •  Donovan Patton  •  Joshua Dela Cruz  •  Traci Paige Johnson