The Broadway production of Hamilton will raise the number of front row lottery tickets available at each performance from 21 to 46 beginning January 31. The news was announced by Mandy Gonzalez, who currently stars as Angelica Schuyler, at the Hamilton: The Next Administration panel on January 29 at BroadwayCon 2017.
Theatregoers can enter the digital lottery by visiting lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/hamilton/. Those selected as winners have 60 minutes to purchase their tickets. Seats are assigned at the discretion of the box office and cannot be transferred to other people or performances. There is a limit of one entry per person.
For matinee performances, the lottery will be open for entries between 8 AM and 10 AM. For evening performances, entries can be made between 11 AM and 1 PM. On days with only evening performances scheduled, entries can be made between 8 AM and 1 PM.
It was also announced that the Chicago production of Hamilton will launch its own #EduHam program, which makes $10 tickets available to area high school students. The program is set to release $10 to 20,000 students in Chicago each year.
The Hamilton: The Next Administration panel packed the MainStage at the annual convention for Broadway fans. Gonzalez was joined onstage by fellow cast members Michael Luwoye, Jordan Fisher, J Quinton Johnson, Bryan Terrell Clark, Taran Killam, Brandon Victor Dixon, Seth Stewart, Alysha Deslorieux, and Lexi Lawson. Chicago Hamilton cast members also joined the conversation via video chat. Check back for a recap of the entire panel.