Ari Afsar

Arianna Afsar is an American beauty pageant titleholder from San Diego, California who was a semi-finalist on American Idol 8 and placed in the top 10 at the Miss America 2011 pageant.

She is currently portraying the role of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in the Chicago production of Hamilton, with performances having begun in late September 2016.

Guest Appearances

December 26, 2016

Travon and Mike head to Chicago to interview Ari Afsar, who plays Eliza in the Chicago production of Hamilton. She opens up about being an American Idol alumna, what Hamilton songs are most cathartic to perform, and why she’s definitely a Hamilton, not a Burr. She even lays down the beat from “Take a Break.” Plus, a bonus segment featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and some very dedicated New York City Hamilheads.

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