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Kennedy Center Announces HAMILTON Will Play 14-Week Engagement in 2018!

As we reported earlier this week, the national tour of HAMILTON will be included in the Kennedy Center's 2017-2018 season. Today it was announced that the tour will play the Kennedy Center Opera House from mid-June through mid-September 2018, an engagement totaling 14-weeks. For additional information, visit tkc.co/HAMILTON

The best way to guarantee tickets to Hamilton is to purchase a season subscription for the 2016-2017 theater season. New or renewing subscribers of the 2016-2017 theater season will be first in line for seats in the 2017-2018 Broadway series, which includes tickets to the premiere Washington, D.C. engagement of Hamilton. 2016-2017 theater subscriptions will be available for purchase on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. ET at kennedy-center.org/subscribe.

Hamilton is the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was recently nominated for a record breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical.

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.

Hamilton is the story of 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, as told by America now.

Hamilton's creative team previously collaborated on the 2008 Tony Award-winning Best Musical In the Heights.

Hamilton features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, and casting by Telsey + Company, Bethany Knox, CSA.

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

The Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording is available everywhere nationwide. The recording received a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.

Photo by Joan Marcus



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