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Hamilton - 2016 - Chicago

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.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 45 minutes, with one intermission

PrivateBank Theatre

(Chicago, IL)
18 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603


 

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by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Tony-nominees Alex Brightman and Rory O'Malley have signed on to a new NBC pilot from executive producer Demi Lovato.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Considered by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda to be the 'next big thing' on Broadway, Mexican director, composer, arranger, and orchestrator Jaime Lozano is 'returning' to Joe's Pub on June 24 with a virtual concert as part of its series Joe's Pub Live!, a free series of streamed performances.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
The Philly POPS will celebrate Independence Day and the return of live music with three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence at the Mann with Tony- and GRAMMY-nominated Broadway artist Josh Henry, POPS at the Celebration of Freedom, and the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert—opening for international superstars Bebe Rexha and Flo Rida.The Philly POPS will celebrate Independence Day and the return of live music with three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence at the Mann with Tony- and GRAMMY-nominated Broadway artist Josh Henry, POPS at the Celebration of Freedom, and the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert—opening for international superstars Bebe Rexha and Flo Rida.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Leave your troubles behind and escape to a magical evening of food, drink, entertainment, and wonderment!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
The Broadway Cruise will welcome Kristin Chenoweth to the all-star line-up, performing a concert and doing a Q&A talk back during a stop in Norfolk. Join your favorite Broadway stars and creative luminaries for the inaugural sailing of The Broadway Cruise, a roundtrip cruise from NYC to Bermuda, April 9-14, 2022.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 15, 2021
The Kravis Center is bringing Broadway back to West Palm Beach with the 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season. The series is headlined by the “cultural phenomenon” (LA Times) and winner of six Tony Awards DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY, and the heartfelt COME FROM AWAY.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
Bristol Riverside Theatre has moved its William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest outside for the summer season and continues with the theatre's traditional concert series which will bring the sounds of Broadway and the 80s to Bristol Township's brand-new outdoor amphitheatre. This BRT summer tradition continues under the leadership of former BRT Artistic Director Keith Baker and features several of BRT's favorite voices.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
The Magical Mice of Broadway, with a touching story by Mark A. Robinson and whimsical illustrations by Sandra K. Simpson, is a fairytale about Broadway during Covid, imagining an alternative reality for what happened on the Great White Way when performances halted on some of our favorite Broadway musicals.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021
Today's top stories: Matthew Morrison performs with Seth Rudetsky, the Hamilton reference in In The Heights that everyone is talking about, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021
Reemergence is a 5-chapter Queer experience that spans 5 different time periods through the artistic lens of 5 different directors -- Darren Lee (Pacific Overtures, Miss Saigon), Catriona Rubenis-Stevens (e.ro.sion), Nicola Murphy (Stop/Over), Zhailon Levingston (Tina, Broadway Advocacy Coalition), and Matt Engle (Much Ado About Nothing).
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2021
Signature Theatre is now streaming its production of After Midnight, beginning today, June 13 and running through August 4, 2021. This exhilarating song and dance extravaganza is set to the swinging sounds of Duke Ellington, Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields, Harold Arlen and more and framed by the poems of Langston Hughes.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021
Anthony Ramos, star of the new film adaptation of In The Heights, recently sat down with CBS Sunday Morning to chat about playing Usnavi, Latino representation in musical theatre, and much more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021
he Grand's Summer Lawn Concerts at Rockwood Park provide an opportunity for patrons to get out of their cars, stretch their legs, and enjoy music and comedy under the stars on one of Delaware's beautiful historic park lawns.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021
This week (June 14-20) in live streaming: Rita Moreno visits Backstage Live, Show of Titles on demand, a Kerry Butler master class, a Guys and Dolls reunion, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021
'STEP RIGHT UP!!' It’s time for a NEW #MagicMondays video featuring Pinocchio & *NSYNC in a NEW mash-up!! Lead by DeMarius Copes (upcoming DEAR EVAN HANSEN film, Mean Girls), powerhouse Kaley Were (Wizard of Oz tour), and directed and starring Christopher Rice-Thomson (Hamilton) as Pinocchio!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
North Texas high school students, teachers, and their theater departments were celebrated in a virtual ceremony of the 10th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards (DSM HSMTA) on Friday, June 11.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
Austin-based singer/songwriter Jenn Hartmann Luck and 11-year-old founder of Kids Can Save Animals Kate Gilman Williams announce the premiere of the single “Kids Can Save Animals.” This is the first single from Hartmann Luck's forthcoming album to be released later this year, which will feature songs celebrating the kids who are changing the world.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
This weekend, the big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical, In the Heights, opened in movie theaters. Despite widespread acclaim, the film has also sparked online criticism and debate about its lack of adequate Afro-Latinx representation, particularly in its leading cast. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
Dallas Theater Center honors essential workers with Working: A Musical, their first production for live audiences since March 2020. They offered several hundred complimentary tickets to employees of healthcare organizations with whom DTC has been working with during the pandemic.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
Dairy Arts Center and Comedy Works Entertainment present Ryan Hamilton coming to Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO for one night only on Friday, November 5, 2021.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 13, 2021
“Arthur [in CAMELOT] is a man with strong hopes and plans that blow up in his face. SPAMALOT has a much happier ending because Arthur learns that life is too important to be taken seriously. Just whistle -that’s the thing. In CAMELOT Arthur doesn’t quite get there.” Award-winning actor Charles Shaughnessy is talking about his experience playing Arthur, King of the Britains, in two different musicals. Shaughnessy is poised to reprise his role as the monarch in the Ogunquit Playhouse’s SPAMALOT, which opens at the theatre’s new Leary Pavilion on June 16 and runs through July 10, 2021. He first appeared there in the Monty Python musical comedy in 2011 and also played Arthur in Lerner and Loewe’s CAMELOT at North Shore Music Theatre in 2005.
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2021
In the clip, watch as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Quiara Hudes, Bill Sherman, Alex Lacamoire, and Andy Blankenbuehler figured out how to end the musical's big number, 96,000.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2021
During a scene in which Kevin Rosario (played by Jimmy Smits) is on hold to talk to Stanford, the hold music is a little instrumental of 'You'll Be Back', the iconic song sung by King George III in Hamilton!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2021
The film adaptation of In The Heights is now in theaters and on HBO Max. Jimmy Smits, who plays the role of Kevin Rosario, recently chatted about how he prepared for the film, putting together clips of him singing to prove he could, and more!
by Russell Smouse - Jun 13, 2021
After Midnight at Signature Theatre is a revue featuring the music of Harold Arlen, Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh, and DC’s own Duke Ellington, and is set around the poems of Langston Hughes. The show features some of DC’s finest talent including Nova Y. Payton (a Signature regular) and Hamilton star Christopher Jackson as well as a stacked and extremely enthralling ensemble. With direction by Jared Grimes and music direction by Mark G. Meadows, the show proved to be a roaring success with over-the-top performances, fabulous design, and swinging music.
by Jade Kops - Jun 12, 2021
COME FROM AWAY, the warm welcoming hug of hope and the best of humanity has finally arrived in Sydney to the delight of audiences that have been waiting for this incredible piece of theatre based in truth to arrive after a pandemic induced delay. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021
Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021
The new film adaptation of 'In The Heights' has brought in box office numbers that are lower than predicted. The film was expected to generate more than $20 million. However, with it bringing in $4.9 million on Friday from 3,456 theaters, its 3-day estimate is now just under $13 million.
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2021
The cast of 'In The Heights' features Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Dascha Polanco, Stephanie Beatriz, Gregory Diaz IV, Olga Meridez, and Jimmy Smits.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2021
Long before he brought us Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda rocked Broadway with his first mega-hit- In the Heights. Now, fourteen years after it premiered off-Broadway, the beloved musical is changing the world from the big screen in a glorious adaptation with a screenplay co-written by Miranda himself.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021
Check out this week's top ten TikToks, featuring Anthony Ramos, Derek Hough & Dick Van Dyke and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021
State Theatre New Jersey has announced its 2021-22 Reopening Broadway Season, featuring 10 fantastic shows in a fully renovated theater including brand-new theater seats. The 2021-22 Season will feature Tony Award-winning hits, Broadway fan favorites, and some State Theatre debuts. Season tickets for the 2021-22 Broadway Series are now on sale.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021
The 2021-2022 Peace Broadway Season at the Peace Center, sponsored by Gibbs Cancer Center, will feature Tony Award-winners, fan favorites, theatrical takes on beloved films and reimagined revivals, representing the best in touring Broadway.
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2021
Watch a preview of this Sunday's episode, where Ramos shares how he found hope and solace 'In the Heights.'
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021
It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 11, 2021
Fly the Nest Productions presents Black Deer in Blizzard, a new play by Steven Griffin. Streaming On-Demand July 15 – 25, 2021 as part of The 2021 Hamilton Fringe Festival's Digital Exclusives.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 11, 2021
The “Singular Sensation”, A Chorus Line: High School Edition, will be the first production at The Gateway for 2021 - A Chorus Line: High School Edition, on stage, opening June 19 through July 3. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2021
The series will feature the return of Solea Pfeiffer (the Globe's Almost Famous, national tour of Hamilton), Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack (Bright Star at the Globe and on Broadway, Broadway's upcoming Flying Over Sunset), and Eden Espinosa (the Globe's Rain, Broadway's Wicked and Rent) to the Globe.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2021
You can catch In the Heights in theatres and on HBO Max starting today, June 10. Until you do, catch up with Anthony Ramos and hear more behind-the-scenes stories with BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021
Today's top stories: Matilda film sets December 2022 release, first look inside the new Drama Bookshop and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021
Immersive Van Gogh, the original experiential celebration of the work of beloved post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh, is now open at Pier 36 (299 South St.) a 70,000-square-foot facility located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side with views of the East River, the Brooklyn skyline and the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021
From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2021
In The Heights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) also features an exhilarating, brand-new original song performed by the film’s stars Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace & Marc Anthony titled “Home All Summer.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Artistic Director Tim Carroll has announced casting for the Shaw Festival’s upcoming productions of Charley’s Aunt, Flush, The Devil’s Disciple, Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse, A Short History of Niagara and Trouble in Mind.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Boogie woogie piano genius and vocalist Tom Seals is hitting the road with his debut UK theatre tour. The 45s Tour will see Tom travel to venues across England and Scotland as he entertains audiences with a variety of genres from blues and jazz to swing and soul with his much-celebrated boogie-woogie style.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Summer is back, and so is live theatre! The Summer Place, Naperville's commity theatre since 1966, will return to the stage after a 15-month hiatus. They're kicking off their 3-show program with an original musical revue called Summer Lovin' to celebrate their favorite season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
The all-new trailer for wine tasting documentary BLIND AMBITION is here! The film will have its World Premiere screening in the Documentary Competition section at Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday June 10th at 8pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Applause Shop, the online marketplace that re-homes Broadway merchandise and memorabilia while raising money for arts and social justice non-profits, has announced #HEIGHTStravaganza!, a sale of rare and unique memorabilia from Broadway’s 2008 Tony Award winning Best Musical, IN THE HEIGHTS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
New season ticket packages for the 2021-2022 U.S. Bank Broadway Series will go on sale Monday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. New subscribers will have the option to purchase the six-show package or add Disney’s THE LION KING for a seven-show package.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 10, 2021
Jaime Lozano can't wait to be back on the live stage but in the meantime fans can enjoy him virtually, thanks to Joe's Pub.