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Breaking News: Number of $10 Lotto Seats for HAMILTON on Broadway to Double in 2017

This just in! HAMILTON producer Jeffrey Seller announced that the Broadway production will double the number of $10 seats available for each performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St. in NYC) starting January 31, 2017.

On that date forty-six (46) seats per performance will be available through the daily digital lottery (https://lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/hamilton/). For matinee performances, the lottery will be open for entries between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM. For evening performances following matinees, entries can be made between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. On days with only an evening performance scheduled, entries can be made between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

The news was made public by members of the Hamilton cast during the company's appearance at BroadwayCon on Sunday, January 29. Producer Jeffrey Seller states, "With #EduHam and #Ham4Ham, we now sell 39,136 seats each year in NYC for $10; we will also sell 38,720 seats this year in Chicago for $10. I'm happy to report that Hamilton is, indeed, for everyone."

HAMILTON's #EduHam provides 20,000 seats for $10 annually to high school students in NYC through its partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, NYC Department of Education and the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History. As well, a similar education program will make $10 tickets available to 20,000 students in Chicago each year.

HAMILTON in Chicago at the PrivateBank Theatre (currently offers forty-four (44) $10 tickets for each performance through their digital lottery (https://lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/hamilton-chicago/).

With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, music direction/orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. The musical won eleven 2016 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Score, Book of a Musical, Direction of a Musical, Choreography and Orchestrations. Mr. Miranda received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Hamilton.

HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War, and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now.

The musical is produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater.

The Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording - recipient of the 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album and a regular on numerous Billboard top 10 lists - is available everywhere nationwide.

THE Hamilton MIXTAPE, a companion album to the Original Broadway Cast Recording with songs from the Broadway show remixed and reproduced by some of today's top artists, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The mixtape features artists like Usher, Nas, Sia, and reunited Ashanti and Ja Rule.

HAMILTON: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter's book about the making of the musical, is on sale and has been a selection on The New York Times Best Seller List.

The Chicago production of Hamilton opened on October 19. A touring production begins a 21-week run in San Francisco in March 2017, followed by a 21-week engagement in Los Angeles. A London production will also be mounted in 2017.




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