Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip hop musical - which tells the story of America's founding father Alexander Hamilton - opens at the Victoria Palace Theatre in October.
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Hailed as "a landmark American musical", it has Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Barbra Streisand, Jay-Z and Beyonce among its celebrity fans.
But will its subject matter prove too American for British tastes? Let's see what happens when tickets go on sale in January.
Here's a look at some of the other plays and musicals already announced for 2017.
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh kicks off David Greig's first season as artistic director with the UK premiere of Picnic at Hanging Rock.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child director John Tiffany brings his production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie - already seen on Broadway and in Edinburgh - to London's Duke of York Theatre.http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/2B7B/production/_92613111_thegirls.jpg
October
Birmingham Repertory Theatre hosts the world premiere of Nativity! the Musical prior to a tour.
Hamilton opens at the refurbished Victoria Palace Theatre.