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‘Hamilton’ costars Daveed Diggs and Emmy Raver-Lampman announce pregnancy

The couple, who both performed in the original Broadway cast of Hamilton, revealed that they’re expecting their first child together. “We can’t wait to meet you,” Raver-Lampman wrote in the post’s caption.

Published on September 26, 2023

Daveed Diggs and Emmy Raver-Lampman posted an announcement on Instagram that blew us all away.

The couple, who both performed in the original Broadway cast of Hamilton, revealed that they’re expecting their first child together. “We can’t wait to meet you,” Raver-Lampman wrote in the post’s caption.

Diggs portrayed both Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette in the hit Broadway musical, while Raver-Lampman was a member of the original ensemble. She later took on the roles of Eliza Schuyler and Angelica Schuyler in touring productions of the show.

The duo’s Hamilton castmates and collaborators from other projects congratulated the couple on the news. Leslie Odom Jr. commented “Freshly braided and twisted…we gon all be alright,” while Lin-Manuel Miranda simply replied with a meme of Diggs celebrating and smiling from The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

Meanwhile, Tom Hopper, who plays Raver-Lampman’s brother on The Umbrella Academy, wrote “Whaoooo!🥰❤️Let’s go team!” And Kristen Bell, who costarred with Diggs on Central Park before Raver-Lampman took over her role, commented “EXCUSE ME🔥🔥🔥🔥 so happy for u guys!!!!”

Emmy Raver-Lampman and Daveed Diggs.
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Diggs has had a busy 2023, lending his voice to Sebastian in the new Little Mermaid and Spruce in the upcoming Trolls Band Together, and also made voiceover appearances in shows like Star Wars: Visions, Invincible, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, and The Crossover. He also appeared in two episodes of Extrapolations on Apple TV+. Last year, Raver-Lampman appeared in the movies Dog, Blacklight, and Gatlopp.

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