'Tonight Show' Heading to Puerto Rico With 'Hamilton' for Hurricane Relief Episode

The Jan. 15 broadcast will feature Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his role from 'Hamilton' alongside his touring cast.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda (left), Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon will air an episode next year from Puerto Rico including an exclusive performance with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his role in Hamilton

NBC on Monday evening announced that Miranda and the new touring cast will appear in the Jan. 15 installment.

The telecast will focus on Puerto Rico's recovery efforts to rebuild and raise awareness after Hurricane Maria massively struck the island in 2017.

The episode will delve into how the deadly hurricane devastated Puerto Rico through widespread damage.

Miranda will reprise his lead role in Hamilton at the Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center (Bellas Artes) January 11-27, 2019.  The performances look to raise $15 million for the Flamboyan Arts Fund to benefit the art, artists and arts institutions. 

Dec. 21, 7:56 a.m. Updated with new location and performance dates for Hamilton