Hamilton's #Ham4Ham lottery allows fans to enter their names to see the show for $10 dollars. Hundreds of hopefuls line up before every performance to enter and wait to hear if their names will be announced. Read about the lottery for the show's first preview, in which 704 theatregoers turned up on 46th Street.
What makes this lottery so special and keeps the fans coming back, however, are the pre-show performances by the Hamilton cast and crew.
Here are some of our favorites.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton) answering audience questions using only lyrics from Les Misérables:
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Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton) and Alex Lacamoire (music director) take audience requests with Lacamoire's new melodica:
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 17, 2015
And, of course: Hamilton's leading men, Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton) and Jonathan Groff (King George), rap:
In the words of Miranda himself, "If you don't leave with tickets, you'll at least leave with a story."