Theater Gone Wrong

Theater Gone Wrong: Hamilton's Anthony Ramos Wigs Out Over a New Hairpiece

It took a reproving stage manager to get John Laurens back in the saddle.

Audiences love it when an actor breaks onstage, but stage managers, it turns out, do not. So when original Hamilton cast member Anthony Ramos turned up onstage with a new do that had the entire ensemble giggling through a full two numbers, Ramos got himself a firm talking-to as he returned to the wings. He may have been playing John Laurens, but that day, backstage was definitely not the place to be.