Good news for Twin Cities theatre fans. The North American tour of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Tony Award-winning musical, has added a stop at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN.
The tour will arrive at dates to be announced during the 2018-19 season, the Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced. Tickets are not yet on sale.
The tour is scheduled to launch March 10, 2017 at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, CA.
Casting for the national tour has not yet been announced, but the Broadway creative team will recreate designs for the tour.
The Hamilton tour is also headed for the following, with specific dates yet to be announced.:
Atlanta / Fox Theatre
Boston / Boston Opera House
Charlotte, NC / Blumenthal Performing Arts
Costa Mesa, CA / Segerstrom Center For the Arts
Denver / Buell Center
Des Moines, IA / Des Moines Performing Arts
Houston / Hobby Center
Las Vegas / The Smith Center
Los Angeles / Hollywood Pantages Theatre
Portland, OR / Keller Auditorium
Salt Lake City, UT
San Diego/Civic Theatre
Seattle / The Paramount
St. Louis, MO
Tempe, AZ / ASU Gammage
Further stops may be added.
Two other productions of the hit musical are underway outside New York.
A “sit down” production opened at the PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago September 27 for at least a year. It is separate from the national tour. A London production opens at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London in November 2017. London tickets will go on sale January 30, 2017.
Hamilton is the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
For information on the original production of Hamilton, visit HamiltonOnBroadway.com.
(Updated December 12, 2016)