Cast members from the Chicago production of Hamilton took to the streets for their first #Ham4Ham outside The PrivateBank Theatre. Watch the video, featuring a performance of “My Shot” and “Jingle Bells,” below.
The production offers a day-of digital lottery, in which 44 day-of-show tickets are sold for every performance for $10 each. Seat locations vary per performance; some seats are located in the front row and the boxes. Read more on how to enter here.
With book, music, and lyrics by Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and music supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
The cast is led by Cervantes as Alexander Hamilton, Tony Award nominee Henry as Aaron Burr, Tony Award winner Olivo as Angelica Schuyler, Ari Afsar as Eliza Hamilton, Alexander Gemignani as King George III, Chris Lee as Marquis De Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Morales as Cervantes’ Alternate, Jose Ramos as John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton, Wallace Smith as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Samantha Marie Ware as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, and Jonathan Kirkland as George Washington.
Before Hamilton landed on Broadway, creator and original star Miranda sat down with his father Luis A. Miranda, Jr. to talk about where his love for theatre began. Read that interview here.