Lin-Manuel Miranda took his final bow as Alexander Hamilton on Broadway on Saturday night.
The performer, who won a Tony Award for his role in the popular hip-hop-styled historical musical, became emotional during the show’s final curtain call.
And instead of giving a speech, as some in the audience called for him to do, Manuel placed his fist on his chest, waved, and danced as he exited the stage.
Leslie Odom Jr., who plays Aaron Burr, and Phillipa Soo, who plays Eliza Schuyler, also marked their final “Hamilton” show.
The orchestra played the theme to “The West Wing” as the cast made their final bows on Saturday night at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
Miranda shared a photo from backstage on Twitter, showing that he cut the long hair he grew out to play the part:
Teach ‘em how to say goodbye… pic.twitter.com/dJ49jUYHlh
Junior Muñoz, who has been Miranda’s alternate, will now play Hamilton.
Tony-winning rapper Daveed Diggs, who plays Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette, took a shot of tequila from the production’s Grammy Award to celebrate the occasion:
– Javier Muñoz (@JMunozActor) July 10, 2016
Tickets to watch Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s final “Hamilton” performance on Broadway were going for $9,998.96 apiece on Ticketmaster,and mezzanine seats went for $9,143.98 each.
Orchestra tickets were considerably cheaper over on StubHub — up to $5,000 apiece. VividSeats had a pair for $4,596 per seat.
After Miranda’s final curtain call, the “Hamilton” creator and star will head to Hollywood, where plenty of opportunities await him.
He is in post-production on “Speech & Debate” and gearing up to star in “Mary Poppins Returns,” which is slated for 2018. In that movie, he’ll star opposite Emily Blunt, who will play the title character.
“Hamilton” won 11 Tonys, Lin-Manuel personally won two — for best score and best book.